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

View of Sigacik (Ancient Teos)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 x 21 1/4 inches (37.2 x 54 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches (23.5 x 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "XLIV."; within image: labels A-F; lower center: "THEO DETTO SIGIZIC"

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

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:
B1977.14.1000
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | boats | coast | hills | landscape | mountains | ships | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Izmir Ili | Sigacik | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27078
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