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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Albenga
Date:
1864
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink and gouache, over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 x 21 1/4 inches (18.6 x 54 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown in, lower left: "10-10.30.AaM. | 16. December 1864. | Albenga."; in brown ink, lower center: 'Towers, redbrick, white divisions - all ligh off hill."; in brown ink, lower right: "(46)"; in brown ink, upper left: "all bare, | russet lilac hills | deep blue shades | from cloud"; Verso: in graphite, center: "33. | Longwise | lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, Yale BA 1934, MA 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.40.5
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | buildings | cityscape | field | figures (representations) | grass | hills | landscape | mountains | river | riverbank | sky | towers (building divisions) | trees | village | wall | water | windows
Associated Places:
Albenga | Italy | Savona
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4248
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