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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Is'Tmo e Penisola di Cizico
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches (37.4 x 55.2 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches (23.5 x 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "30"; in brown ink, upper left: "XXXIV."; in black ink, within image: labels A-K; in brown ink, lower center: "ISTMO É PENISOLA DI CIZICO"

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

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:
B1977.14.1004
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coastline | harbors | hills | isthmus | landscape | mountains | peninsula | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Balikesir | Belkis | Marmara | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27083
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