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

Belbeis

Additional Title(s):

Bilbeis

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 x 9 inches (7.9 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "Belbeis. 7.AM." inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower right: "6"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: 169. up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next below top."; inscribed in graphite upper right: "350"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.308
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | camels (mammals) | cityscape | domes | figures (representations) | genre subject | hills | landscape | robes | sand | trees
Associated Places:
Africa | Bilbeis | Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5360
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