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

View of an Aqueduct

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 11/16 x 21 1/4 inches (37.3 x 54 cm) and Image: 8 x 12 3/8 inches (20.3 x 31.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "26" (crossed out and replaced with '27'); in brown ink, upper left: "XXX."; in black ink, within image: labels A-E

watermark: Strasburg lily (Churchill 412)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1006
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | architectural subject | clouds | landscape | river | stream | trees
Associated Places:
Asia Minor | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27085
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