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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:
Graphite, gouache, pen and blue ink and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/16 x 11 13/16 inches (5.2 x 30 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and blue ink, over graphite, lower left: "G. S. Eredi. from Gau el Kebir. 10. Jany. 1867. 8.AM. boats very sharp dark."; inscribed in pen and blue ink, lower right: "upper row of jugs - w - lower, ok'ry brown reflected | (112)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: 27 up | next below top"; inscribed in graphite, center right: "109"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.107
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | landscape | marine art | river | river | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Qaw el Kebir
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5131
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