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Creator:
David Roberts, 1796–1864, British
Title:
The Plain of El Raheh, Mount Sinai
Date:
1839
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 13 1/2in. (24.1 x 34.3cm) and Sheet: 9 1/2 × 13 1/2 inches (24.1 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown watercolor, lower left: "Mount Sinai"

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "David Roberts R.A."; dated lower left: "Feb. 17th 1839"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1074
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
desert | landscape | mountains | plain
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Sinai
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5988
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