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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Sheikh Abadeh, 3:20 pm, 6 January 1867 (85)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 x 10 inches (6 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "3.20 PM Jany 6. 1867. Sheikh Abadeh"; in brown ink, lower right: "(85)"; Verso: in graphite, center: "18 up | next below top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.94
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | buildings | bushes | domes | landscape | minaret | palm trees | river | river | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Sheikh-'Ibada
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Sharjah Art Museum, 2009-02-18 - 2009-04-30)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Pera Museum, 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Tate Britain, 2008-06-04 - 2008-08-31)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Publications:
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The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 17, V 1879 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [86], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5117
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