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View of the Road Near Borchetta

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Description

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "View of the Road near Borchetta"
Inscribed Title: View of the Road Near Borchetta
Medium: Pen and gray ink, black ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Collective Title: Collection of Sketches by Henry Swinburne
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From the Watercolour World

Location

La Bocchetta Pass, Liguria, Italy

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Tww Comment

La Bocchetta Pass was known by some English-speaking travellers as the 'Borchetta' Pass. The Pass was part of the old road connecting Genoa and the Po Valley.