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

Karnak, 24 February 1867 (545)

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (6.3 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Karnak. | 24 Feby. 1867"; in brown ink, lower right: "545"; Verso: in graphite, center: "157.up | Top"; in graphite, center right: "284" encircled

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.254
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
desert | landscape | monument | ruins | sand | temples
Associated Places:
Africa | Karnak | Luxor | Thebes | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5306
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Jenny Gaschke, Edward Lear, Egyptian sketches , National Maritime Museum, London, 2009, p. 58, NJ18 L455 G37 2009 (YCBA)


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