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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Gebel Sheikh Abu Fodde
Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and red ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/16 x 9 3/16 inches (6.2 x 23.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and red ink, lower left: "Gebel Sheikh Aboussodde. Jany 8. 1854 | sun shines [thru?] sail."; inscribed in pen and red ink, lower right: "45"; Verso: inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "9. next below uppermost"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.4
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | landscape | river | river | riverbank | sails | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45702
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