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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Is'Tmo di Cizico unito al Continente
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 x 21 3/4 inches (37.8 x 55.3 cm) and Image: 9 3/16 x 14 7/16 inches (23.4 x 36.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "31"; in brown ink, upper left: "XXXV."; in black ink, within image: labels A-G; in brown ink, lower center: "ISTMO DI CIZICO VNITO AL CONTINENTE"

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

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:
B1977.14.1003
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | buildings | coastline | harbors | hills | isthmus | landscape | mountains | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Balikesir | Belkis | Marmara | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27082
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