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

Gebel Sheikh Embarak

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches (13 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Gebel Sheikh Embarak. 3. Jany. 1867. 10.15.AM"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "all foggy [?] gray- oke[r?]- brown.-"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(41)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "8 up | Top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.80
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | figures (representations) | marine art | palm trees | river | river | riverbank | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5103
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