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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Opposite Abu Girgeh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 13/16 x 7 5/16 inches (4.6 x 18.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Jany.3.1867 - (vulture) 1.30.PM. opposite Abou Girgeh."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "46"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "W | 8 up | next above lowest | 68"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.82
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | geese | landscape | palm trees | river | river | sky | vulture | water
Associated Places:
Abu Qurqâs | Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5105
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