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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Sheikh El Wachshee, El Luxor
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, rought, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/16 x 9 1/8 inches (15.4 x 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sheikh El. Wachshee. El Luxor. 4.PM. Jany 21. 1867. (No. 203 was a commencement , of a boat - Condemned."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(204)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "52. 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:
B1997.7.142
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
domes | figures (representations) | genre subject | landscape | palm trees | pottery | sky | structures (single built works)
Associated Places:
Africa | Luxor | Luxor | Thebes | Upper Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5166
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