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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:

A Ruined Tower House

Date:
1836
Medium:
Graphite with white gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 x 12 15/16 inches (23.2 x 32.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "[Tower?] | [?] | 1836."; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "12"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "28"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.34
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | figures (representations) | grass | house | landscape | road | rocks (landforms) | ruins | tower buildings | trees | windows
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1648
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Charles Nugent, Edward Lear, the landscape artist, tours of Ireland and the English lakes, 1835 & 1836 , The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, 2009, pp. 86-7, fig. 14, NJ18 L455 N84 2009 + (YCBA)


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