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

Sliema

Additional Title(s):

Sliema

Seascape in Moonlight

Date:
1866
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper, mounted on very thick, moderately textured, beige wove cartridge paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 5 5/8 x 8 13/16 inches (14.3 x 22.4 cm), Mount: 4 1/4 x 7 11/16 inches (10.8 x 19.5 cm), and Sheet: 3 9/16 x 6 7/8 inches (9 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower right: "Sliema | March 5 1866 | (105)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.9
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coastlines | landscape | night | reflection (optics) | water
Associated Places:
Malta | Sliema
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45716
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