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

Gebel Sheikh Eredi from Gau el Kebir

Additional Title(s):

Gebel el-Sheikh el-Haridi from Qaw el-Kebir

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pen and brown ink and blue ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 x 11 3/8 inches (7.8 x 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "G.S. Eredi. from Gau el Kebir. 7-8.AM. January 10. 1867."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "1 pale gray lilac; [...] oo. [ misty?] w 4. more choc [...] oker | 2. Claude gray. 3. darker, but gray. 5. darker. 6. very dark."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(111)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "27 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:
B1997.7.106
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | figures (representations) | landscape | marine art | river | river | 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:5130
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