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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, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/16 x 10 5/8 inches (5.9 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "1.15.PM.Feby 9.1867. Abou Simbl."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(386)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "92 | up"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.211
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | lake | landscape | river | riverbank | water
Associated Places:
Abu Simbel | Africa | Egypt | Lake Nasser | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5261
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