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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Philae, Egypt
Date:
1863
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 10 13/16 x 21 inches (27.5 x 53.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.3.12
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
buildings | island | landscape | mountains | river | rocks (landforms)
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Philae | Temple of Isis
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Egypt - The Legacy (Sarah Lawrence College Art Gallery, 1990-02-13 - 1990-04-22)

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

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Sharjah Art Museum, 2009-02-18 - 2009-04-30)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Pera Museum, 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Tate Britain, 2008-06-04 - 2008-08-31)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

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

Echoes of Egypt: Conjuring the Land of the Pharaohs (Peabody Museum of Natural History, 2013-04-13 - 2014-01-04)

Publications:
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Colleen Manassa, Echoes of Egypt, conjuring the land of the pharaohs, an exhibition at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, April 13, 2013 through January 4, 2014 , Peabody Museum of Natural History, 2013, p. vi, DT61 .E31 2013 (YCBA)

The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, pp. 14, 16, V 1879 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p.[ 87], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:173
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