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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Leonessa, 3 October 1844
Date:
1844
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 10 1/2 inches (30.8 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Leonessa Santa Maria fuori della | Porta"; in brown ink, lower right: "The door is [?] stone- | [line of illegible inscriptions] | all the east [?]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.48
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | archways | bell | building | door | figures | herd | wall | windows
Associated Places:
Italy | Lazio | Leonessa
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4903
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