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

Near Ekhmim

Additional Title(s):

Near Akhmim

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and cochineal ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 6 15/16 inches (6.3 x 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near Ekhmim. 11.AM. Jany 11.1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(125)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "29. up | Middle left"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.117
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
domes | figures (representations) | landscape | mosques | palm trees | river | river | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Akhmim | Nile | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5141
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