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Creator:
John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876, British
Title:

Interior of the Great Mosque, (Ulucami) Bursa, Turkey

Date:
between 1840 and 1841
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 17 inches (27.9 x 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Great Mosque Burssa"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "J F. Lewis"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1701
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | domes | mosques | muqarnas
Associated Places:
Bursa | Bursa Grand Mosque | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10738
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Emily M. Weeks, Cultures crossed : John Frederick Lewis and the art of orientalism, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 15, 17, fig, 14, NJ18.L5857 W437 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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