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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Zagori, Greece
Date:
1860
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 15 1/2 x 10 inches (39.4 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "EL [monogram]; 1860"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.7
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
canyon | cliffs | costume | elevated | fez | geology | landscape | men | mountains | peak | rocks (landforms) | science | temple
Associated Places:
Greece | Píndhos Óros | Zagori
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Publications:
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Eleanor M. Garvey, Edward Lear, painter, poet, and draughtsman, an exhibition of drawings, watercolors, oils, nonsense and travel books, Worcester Art Museum, April 18-June 2, 1968. , Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass., 1968, p. 42, no. 78, NJ18 L455 W67 (YCBA)

Peter Levi, Edward Lear : A Biography, The Macmillan Company, London, 1995, p. 233, PR4879 Z9 L48 1995 (YCBA)

John Updike, Lear, Far and Near, The New York Review of Books, vol. 48, January 11, 2001, p. 8, available online via The New York Review of Books

Scott Wilcox, Edward Lear and the art of travel, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2000, pp. 8-9, 78, no. 54, NJ18 L455 W55 2000 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1620
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