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

Illustration for an Eastern Romance, possibly 'The Arabian Nights' (with female figure reclining at left)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Oil and black ink on medium, slightly textured, brown wove paper mounted to medium, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 × 3 3/8 inches (11.4 × 8.6 cm) and Mount: 6 3/8 × 5 1/8 inches (16.2 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription in graphite, upper center: " 5823 Smirke"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.585
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
column (architectural element) | smoke | turban
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19853
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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, pp. 10, 16, V1880


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