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

Sorrento, 2 August 1838

Date:
1838
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, greenish-gray wove paper
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches (17.1 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Sorrento."; inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Cocumella | wider"; upper center: "Cap: convent"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "82. | upright. | Top | 17" (number 17 crossed out); in graphite, upper right: "332"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.43
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | domes | genre subject | plants | rocks (landforms) | studies (visual works)
Associated Places:
Campania | Italy | Sorrento
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4898
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