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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Zereeba, near Belbeis
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches (7 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "6.30AM March 24.- Zereeba- near Belbeis."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(4)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "168. up | Lowest"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "348"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.306
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | figures (representations) | genre subject | landscape | robes | sand | sky | study (visual work) | trees | turbans
Associated Places:
Africa | Belbeis | Bilbays | Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5358
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