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

Dawn on the Nile

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 10 11/16 inches (7 x 27.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "6.20. AM. Jany.26.1867 near"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "very dark & solemn. dark sandstone all (sun rises beyond o) del[--?] not seen- purple [okes?]"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(231)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "Top."; inscribed in graphite, upper left: "58 up"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "164"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.153
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | river | riverbank | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5185
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