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

Qaw el Kebir

Additional Title(s):

Gau el Kebir

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 5 inches (14 x 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Gau el Kebir 9.AM. Jany 10. 1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(115)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "27 up | middle - right"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.109
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | genre subject | river | river | study (visual work) | 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:5133
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