- Scoglio di Silla nel Faro di Mesina
- ca. 1750
- Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 15 1/16 x 21 5/16 inches (38.2 x 54.1 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches (23.5 x 36.5 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "SCOGLIO DI SILLA NEL FARO DI MESINA"
watermark: Strasburg lily with "VDL" [Van der Ley] in monogram
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:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- boats | cityscape | cliffs | clouds | landscape | mountains | reef | ship
- Associated Places:
- Calabria | Ionian Sea | Italy | Reggio di Calabria | Scilla
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Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian, Scoglio di Silla nel Faro di Mesina, ca. 1750
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