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Plan of the Ruins at Sardis with Vestiges of Ancient Buildings Still Existing in 1750

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Description

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "7 | III"; in brown ink, upper left: "VI."; in black ink, centre right, in scroll: "PIANTA DELLA CITTA' DI | SARDES | CON | ALCVNI VESTIGJ DI PIV | FABRICHE ANTICHE | ANCORA ESISTENTI | NELL ANNO | 1750"; in brown ink, within image: labels A-Q; in black ink, lower centre: labeled scale and "Perche Inglesi"; on back, centre right: "N. 11".
Medium: Black ink and grey wash over graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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