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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Karnak, 9:30 am, 24 February 1867 (546)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 11/16 x 9 7/8 inches (17 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Karnak. 9.30 AM. 24. Feby 1867."(repeated in graphite, lower right); in brown ink, lower right: "(546)" (repeated in graphite above); Verso: in graphite, center: "151 | up | next below Top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.255
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | desert | landscape | monument | palm trees | ruins | sand | sky | studies (visual works) | temples
Associated Places:
Africa | Karnak | Luxor | Thebes | Upper Egypt
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5307
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