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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Near Mesghouneh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches (6 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near Mesghouneh..4:50.P.M. Jany 1. 1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(19)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, left center: "4 up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next below top"; inscribed in graphite, right center: "55" [encircled)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.70
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | horizon line | landscape | marine art | palm trees | river | river | sails | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Lower Egypt | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4930
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