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

View of a Long Aqueduct

Additional Title(s):

Aquedotto Longo

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 x 22 inches (38.4 x 55.9 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 5/16 inches (20.4 x 31.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "26"; in brown ink, upper left: "XXIX. (crossed out and replaced in graphite with '22'); within image: labels A-C; lower center: "AQVEDOTTO LONGO"

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:
B1977.14.1005
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | architectural subject | hills | landscape | mountains | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27084
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