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

Near Suez, evening, 15 January 1849 (43)

Date:
1849
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches (13.3 x 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "Near Suez | Evening"; in pen with brown ink, lower right: "43"; Verso: in graphite, lower center: 'D. Gallup"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.52
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | desert | feed mechanisms | genre subject | men | robes | rocks (landforms) | saddles | sand | smoke | smokers | turbans
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Suez
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4912
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