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Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian, Reconstruction of the Proscenium of the Theater at Hierapolis, ca. 1750
Reconstruction of the Proscenium of the Theater at Hierapolis
- ca. 1750
- Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 1/4 inches (38 x 54 cm), Image: 7 13/16 x 12 5/16 inches (19.9 x 31.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "72 | LXIII"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXX."; in black ink, within image: measurements and scale; in graphite, lower center: "Scene of the Theatre of the Composite Order at Hierapolis"
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:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arches | architectural subject | columns | proscenia | reconstructions | scale (rule) | theater
- Associated Places:
- Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Pamukkale | Turkey
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- IIIF Manifest:
Daniel R. McReynolds, Palladio's legacy, architectural polemics in eighteenth-century Venice , no. 5, Marsilio, Venezia, 2011, pp. 90, 92, 93, fig. 50, NJ18.P18 M27 2011 (LC) (HAAS) [ORBIS]
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