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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
El Areesh (Torrens Ægypti)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 9/16 x 8 15/16 inches (6.5 x 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "El Areesh | (Torrens Aegypte) 6.30.AM.Aril 1, 1867; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "39"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "176 up"; inscribed in brown ink, upper center: "next above lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.328
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | palm trees | sand | sea | sky
Associated Places:
Africa | Arish, Wadi el | Egypt | Sinai Peninsula
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5380
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