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

Sunset along the Nile

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and cochineal ink on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 15/16 x 8 1/2 inches (7.5 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and cochineal ink, lower left: "sunset 5:27. PM 13 Jany. 1867 shadow of mountn. red gold dust. 1. green blu. 2. smooth yell blue gray 3. purpple dust (140)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: 32 up | next [?] lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.123
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | river | sunset | trees | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5147
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