Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian

Title:
View of the Source of the Lycus River (Nahr el-Kelb)
Date:
ca. 1751
Medium:
Gray wash black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches (37.5 x 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "136"; lower left: "Source of the Lycus."; in brown ink, on back, upper right: "Source du Lycus"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.984
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | landscape | caves | trees | river | hills | mountains
Associated Places:
Mount Lebanon | Nahr al-Kalb | Lebanon | Asia | Mount Sannin
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27062