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

Near Aswan

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pen and black ink on thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/8 x 11 5/16 inches (5.4 x 28.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "near Aswan. 9.15. Jany 27. 1867. [sont?] trees full & green. hill all pale [cad?]. smooth sand."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "(239)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "59. up"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, center: "next above"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.158
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | hills | landscape | palm trees | river | riverbank | sky
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan | Egypt | Nile
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5190
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