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

A Bedouin Encampment; or, Bedouin Arabs

Former Title(s):

Bedouin Arabs

Additional Title(s):

Bedouin Arabs

Date:
between 1841 and 1851
Medium:
Watercolor, white gouache and graphite with scratching out on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 x 20 3/8 inches (34.9 x 51.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's mark: red square

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1934
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bedouin | camel (mammal) | caravan | desert | genre subject | men | rugs | saddle | tents
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10742
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 71, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 42-43, fig. 40, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1: intro. p. 6, p. 207, no. 443, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, Cat. No. 71, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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