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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Faras Westbank
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 10 9/16 inches (6.4 x 26.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left - lower right: "Faras? West bank 12.45.PM. 7.Feby. 1867. Horises brick, darker than sand heaps. purple for hills Pylon 366"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper center - lower center: "B" | up 9;7 | next above lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.202
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | palm trees | sand | sky | structures (structural elements) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Lake Nasser | Nubia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5245
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