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

Sunset on the Nile

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/16 x 5 15/16 inches (5.9 x 15.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "5.30.PM. Jany 26. 1867"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center left: "59 up"; inscribed in pen and black ink, center: "Top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.156
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | river | trees | 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:5188
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