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

Reggio di Calabria

Additional Title(s):

View of Reggio di Calabria

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 21 7/16 inches (38.3 x 54.5 cm) and Image: 11 1/4 x 18 1/2 inches (28.6 x 47 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "REGGIO DI CALABRIA"

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

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:
B1977.14.1013
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cityscape | coastline | domes | landscape | mountains | sails | sea | ships | shore (landform) | trees
Associated Places:
Calabria | Ionian Sea | Italy | Reggio di Calabria | Reggio di Calabria
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27092
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