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

Salonica, from my Room Window, 11 Sept. 1848, after Sunset

Additional Title(s):

Salonica

Date:
1848
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (17.5 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in brown ink, lower left: "Salonica. | from my room window. | 11 Sept. 1848. after sunset."; pen in brown ink, lower right: "all shade [illeg.] tops of the | Bulberry trees | mountains incorrect a [confused?] | 3"; in graphite, lower right: [crossed out in graphite]"2"; verso: in graphite, lower center: "0757"

Signed in graphite, lower right; "L" | Dated '11 Sept. 1848"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Elizabeth S. Tower
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.9.13
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cityscape | minaret | mountains | sky | trees | windows
Associated Places:
Greece | Salonica | Thessalonica
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4441
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