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

El Luxor

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, modertately textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (7 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "El Luxor. 6.PM. Jany 21. 1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(206)"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "52. up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next above lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.143
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | figures (representations) | landscape | marine art | monument | river | river | riverbank | ruins | sails | sand | temples | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Luxor | Nile | Thebes | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5167
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