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

Illustration to Tennyson's "The Gardener's Daughter:" Mount Lebanon, Syria - `A Cedar spread his dark green layers of shade'

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray ink, and gray wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (9.8 x 14.9 cm) and Mount: 5 3/8 x 8 inches (13.7 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, on mount, upper left: "82"; inscribed with pen in black ink on mount, lower left: "A Cedar spread his dark green layers of shade. | (The Gardener's daughter) Mount Lebanon. | Syria."; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "1880"; in graphite, upper right: "27"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.987
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cedar | landscape | tree
Associated Places:
Syria
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46373
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