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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Near El Areesh, 3:30 pm, 30 March 1867 (27)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (12.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, upper center: "[...] dark blue"; in pen and brown ink over graphite, center right: "smooth sand | [...]"; in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "near El Areesh. | 30 March. 1867. 3.30 PM"; in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower right: "(27)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "174 up"; in graphite, center: "Top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.323
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | desert | donkey | figures (representations) | landscape | sand | sky | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Sinai Peninsula | ‘Arîsh, Wâdi el
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5375
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