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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Details of the Ionic Temple at Toreh
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches (53.9 x 37.8 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 7 15/16 inches (31.4 x 20.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "45 (crossed out and replaced with '61') | LII."; in brown ink, upper left: "LVII"; within image: labels A-D; in black ink, within image: measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Frieze of theIonic Temple at Toreh | [...]"

watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.993
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capitals | columns | entablatures | friezes | Ionic order | temple
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27071
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