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

Kurayim

Additional Title(s):

Al Qurayn

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 9/16 x 9 7/8 inches (6.5 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "Kurayim. 5.30.PM. March. 24.1867"; inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower right: "9"; Verso: inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "170. up | Top"; inscribed in graphite with pen and brown ink lines crossing out the graphite inscriptions, upper left: "169. up. | Lowest."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.311
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | figures (representations) | landscape | palm trees | sand | sky | tents
Associated Places:
Al Qurayn | Hadhramaut | Yemen
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5363
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