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

View of Artaki (now Erduk)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 21 15/16 inches (38.2 x 55.8 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 14 5/16 inches (23.5 x 36.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "29 | XXXIII (crossed out and replaced with '25'); in black ink, within image: labels A-F; in brown ink, lower center: "ARTECVI"

watermark: Strasburg with "LVG" in monogram (Churchill 406)

signed in dark 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:
B1977.14.1002
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cityscape | coastline | harbor | landscape | mountains | sailboats | ships
Associated Places:
Asia | Balikesir | Erdek | Marmara | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27081
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