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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Boats on the Nile
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/16 x 10 3/8 inches (5.2 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "piles of blue & white 'blameless'"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "579A"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "147. up; inscribed in graphite, center: "Top"; inscribed in graphite, right center: "312"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.278
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | figures (representations) | genre subject | marine art | sails | studies (visual works)
Associated Places:
Africa | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5330
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