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

View of Ruins at Tivoli

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash, blue wash, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 x 21 1/4 inches (38.1 x 54 cm) and Image: 11 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches (28.6 x 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "C"

Watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1012
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | arches | architectural subject | bushes | hills | landscape | mountains | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Hadrian's Villa | Italy | Lazio | Roma | Tivoli
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27091
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