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

Opposite Beni Hassan

Additional Title(s):

Opposite Beni Hasan

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 15/16 x 9 13/16 inches (15.1 x 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left-lower right: "opposite Benihassan. 1.PM.Jany 5.1867 two rafts xxpalm poles ...oars -i.e-long branches (76)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, 15. up | Middle."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.91
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clay | figures (representations) | genre subject | jugs | landscape | men | rafts | river | river | sand | water | women
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:5114
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