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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:

View of Micale Promontorio

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 21 3/8 inches (37.6 x 54.3 cm) and Image: 8 x 12 3/8 inches (20.3 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "LII."; within image: labels A-C; lower center: "MICALE PROMONTORIO"

watermark: Strasburg lily with "VDL" [Van der Ley] in monogram

signed in brown ink, lower left: "Borra Archus. Del."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.994
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coast | hills | island | landscape | sailboats | ships
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27072
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