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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Details of the Theater Composed of the Composite Order at Hierapolis (Now Pamukkale)
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink and brown ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches (54.1 x 38 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 7 7/8 inches (31.3 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "71 | LXIII"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXIX."; in black ink, within image: labels A and B and measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Door of the Scena & Cornice of the Theatre of the composite | order of the Hierapolis"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1019
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capitals | columns | Composite order | friezes | moldings | scale (rule) | theater
Associated Places:
Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Pamukkale | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27098
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