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

Ruines à Troye

Additional Title(s):

Ruins at Troy

Ruines a' Troye

View of Ruins, Probably at Bourarbashi or Sheblac, Both at One Time Thought to Be Troy

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 21 9/16 inches (37.6 x 54.7 cm) and Image: 9 5/16 x 14 3/8 inches (23.6 x 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "38"; in brown ink, upper left: "XXXIX."; in black ink, within image: labels A-E; lower center: "RVINES A' TROYE"

watermark: "IHS" in monogram, with a cross extending from the "H" and beneath it, "I VILLEDARY" (Churchill 411)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.999
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | blocks | bushes | ruins
Associated Places:
Asia | Marmara | Troy | Turkey | Çanakkale
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27077
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Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 42, V 2576 (YCBA)

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880


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