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

Abu Seer

Additional Title(s):

Abusir

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 x 6 3/16 inches (7.8 x 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Feby.4 1867 | abou Seer 11.45.AM; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "(3450"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "90 up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next below top | left"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.194
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | water
Associated Places:
Abusir | Africa | Sudan
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5237
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