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

Boat on the Nile

Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and red ink on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/16 x 9 1/16 inches (5.6 x 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and red ink, lower left: "15 January. 1854. 4 1/2.P.M. Sea, blue (red, sky above,) & ok[r?]- (ref West. x faint, dusty lilac"; inscribed in pen and red ink, lower right: "75"; Verso: inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center:"16. uppermost"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "68"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | landscape | marine art | river | river | riverbank | sail | sky | structure (single built work) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45701
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