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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:

Entrance to the Port of Marseille

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, blue wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream card
Dimensions:
Mount: 6 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (16.5 × 25.1 cm) and Sheet: 6 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (16.5 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: "Entrance of the Port of Marseilles"; in graphite, lower right: "Mr(?) Ent[...]"; on back, center right: "8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.19
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | architectural subject | buildings | harbor | landscape | lighthouse | port | rocks (landforms) | sailboats | ships | walls
Associated Places:
Abbey of St. Victor, Marseille | Bouches-du-Rhône | France | Marseille | Mediterranean Sea | Old Port of Marseille | Phare de Sainte Marie | Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10666
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