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

Abu Simbel

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches (6.4 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Abou Simbl. 8.30.AM.8.Feby. 1867. all pale - sky & hill."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(370)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "95 up | next below [top?]"; inscribed in graphite upper right: "225"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.204
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | lake | landscape | sky | water
Associated Places:
Abu Simbel | Africa | Egypt | Nasir, Buhayrat | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5254
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