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

Thebes

Additional Title(s):

View on the Nile

Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and cochineal and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 7/8 x 6 3/16 inches (4.8 x 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and cochineal ink, lower right: "21. January.1854. 6.P.M. | 114"; Verso: inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "uppermost"; inscribed in graphite, center right: "Thebes"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "24"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "100"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939, in memory of Paul Horgan
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.55
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | landscape | river | river | sky | structure (single built work) | trees | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Thebes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4915
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