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

El Kab

Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and red ink on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches (6.4 x 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and red ink, lower left: "El Kab. 5PM. 25 Jany", inscribed in pen and red ink, lower right: "(128)"; Verso: inscribed in pen and black ink, center: "26 Lowest", inscribed in graphite, lower center: "91"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.12
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
desert | hills | landscape | river | sand
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Kab, El | Nile
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45722
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