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

Gebel Sheikh Abu Fodde, 12:30 pm, 4 March 1867 (592)

Additional Title(s):

Gebel Sheikh Abu Foda

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (9.2 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "flat [...] sand"; in pen and brown ink, center right: "dark blue | [...]"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "green [...] sand | 12.30. PM. March 4. 1867. Gebel S. Abou fodde."; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(592)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "160 up | Top"; in graphite, upper right: "316"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.282
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | river | river | rocks (landforms) | sky | vegetation | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5334
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