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

Dhoura Island

Additional Title(s):

Dhoura Island

Dhour Island

Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, rough, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 x 6 1/8 inches (5.1 x 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "pale [u?] ash water | bright green dhoura island, with bright blue shades from palms."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "8.AM. Jany 28. 1854 | (145)"; Verso: inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No.10 | next below uppermost"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "97"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.6
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
island | landscape | palm trees | river | riverbank | sky | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45707
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