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Creator:
John William Burgon, 1813 –1888, British
Title:

Sailboats on the Nile

Date:
between 1861 and 1862
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, wove paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 13 1/8 inches (14 x 33.3 cm) and Mount: 6 x 13 5/8 inches (15.2 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand bottom left: "Burgon"; on back center in graphite: "697/8 | 9 1/2 x 17 | for art | Mat 43"; in graphite bottom right: "EAC/WKR"

Signed bottom left: "Burgon"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The William K. Rose and Eugene A. Carroll Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2010.6.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | marine art | river | sailboats | sunset
Associated Places:
Africa | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:59664
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