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

El Areesh

Additional Title(s):

El Arish

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/16 x 4 11/16 inches (5.2 x 11.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "mom broadened | 4.45.AM. April 1.1867 | no red or yellow in sky: & light hardly lemon."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "El Arish | (35)"; Verso: inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "176. up | Line next below top. middle"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.326
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | moon | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Arish, Wadi el | Egypt | Sinai Peninsula
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5378
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