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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Gebel Sheikh Eredi, before sunrise
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 6 3/16 inches (8.3 x 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "before sunrise Gebel S. Erede. March.6.1867"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "322"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.288
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | hills | landscape | river | river | sand | sunrise | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Nile | Upper Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5340
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