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

Near Mesghouneh

Additional Title(s):

Near Mazghuna

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper.
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 5/16 x 12 3/16 inches (3.3 x 31 cm) and Mount: 2 3/16 x 12 7/16 inches (5.6 x 31.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near Mesghouneh. 5.PM. Jany.1.1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(20)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, encircled, center: "56"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.71
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | palm trees | pyramid (tomb) | river | sky | sunset
Associated Places:
Africa | Lower Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4931
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