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

Deir El Adra

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches (8.6 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "Deir El Adra. 5.30.PM. 5.March.1867; in brown ink, lower right: "goldy white at sunset (601)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "319 | 161 up | next below"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.285
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | buildings | cliffs | landscape | river | river | 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:5337
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