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

Near Gau el Kebir

Additional Title(s):

Near Qaw el Kebir

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, cochineal, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 7 inches (7 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "6.PM. | Jany 9. 1867 near Gau el Kebir."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(110)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "107'

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.105
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | marine art | river | river | sails | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Nile | Qaw el Kebir | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5129
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