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Creator:
John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876, British
Title:
Sheik Hussein of Gebel Tor and His Son
Date:
between 1842 and 1843
Medium:
Watercolor, white gouache, red chalk, black chalk and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/8 x 14 1/2 inches (51.1 x 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1937
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | father | men | portrait | robes | sandals | sheikh | son | sword | turbans
Associated People:
Sheikh Hussein of Gebel
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

Publications:
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Patrick Noon, English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures, Yale Center for British Art, 1979, p. 114, cat. no. 119, NC772 N66+ (Wall Shelf) (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 59, pl. 59, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10745
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