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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:

Scenes from an Eastern Romance [Arabian Nights]

Additional Title(s):

Illustration for an Eastern Romance, possibly 'The Arabian Nights' (with reclining male figure, small boy and angel)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Oil and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper mounted to medium, moderately textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 3 inches (10.5 × 7.6 cm) and Mount: 6 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (17.1 × 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in upper center: "5824 Smirke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.584
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | literary theme | prayer | turban
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19852
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Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 33, V 2576 (YCBA)

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880


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