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

Yale Center for British Art,

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Sheet: 15 x 21 1/4 inches (38.1 x 54 cm), Image: 8 x 12 7/16 inches (20.3 x 31.6 cm), Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "7 | III"; in brown ink, upper left: "VI."; in black ink, center 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 center: labeled scale and "Perche Inglesi"; on back, center right: "N. 11", watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)
Accession number: B1977.14.928
Medium: Black ink and gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions: Sheet: 15 x 21 1/4 inches (38.1 x 54 cm)|Image: 8 x 12 7/16 inches (20.3 x 31.6 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "7 | III"; in brown ink, upper left: "VI."; in black ink, center 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 center: labeled scale and "Perche Inglesi"; on back, center right: "N. 11"|watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)
Bibliography: John A. Pinto, Speaking ruins, Piranesi, architects and antiquity in eighteenth-century Rome, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2012, opp. p. 217, pp. 233,234, fig. 162, NA1120 .P56 2012 (YCBA)
Collection: Prints and Drawings