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Creator:
John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876, British
Title:
Main Entrance of Great Mosque, (Ulu cami) Bursa, Turkey,
Date:
between 1840 and 1841
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches (29.8 x 47.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite upper right: "100"; inscribed on back in graphite upper left: "0165 Lewis Mosque Door B[ . . . ]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1824
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | columns | curtains | men | mihrabs | mosque | study (visual work) | turbans
Associated Places:
Bursa | Bursa Grand Mosque | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Orientalism - Near East in French Painting (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1982-08-27 - 1982-10-17)

Orientalism - Near East in French Painting (Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 1982-11-04 - 1982-12-23)

Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10740
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