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

Gertassee, 9:10 am, 31 January 1867 (284)

Additional Title(s):

Qertassi

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 7 inches (31.8 × 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "9.10. AM. 31 Jany 1867 (temple light off sky) (Gertasse"; in brown ink, lower right: "(284)"; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "76 up"; in graphite, center: "next above lowest | right"; in graphite, upper right: "182" encircled

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.171
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | ruins | temple
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Kiosk of Qertassi | Nile | Nubia | Nubia | Thebes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5208
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