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Creator:
David Roberts, 1796–1864, British
Title:

From under the Portico of the Temple of Edfu, Upper Egypt

Date:
1846
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches (34.6 x 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "David Roberts. R.A. 1846"

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "<...> from Under the Portico of The Temple of Edfou Upper Egypt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4377
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | hieroglyphics | men | snake | temple
Associated Places:
Africa | As Said | Aswan | Edfu | Egypt | Temple of Edfu
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6050
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David Roberts, artist adventurer 1796-1864, Scottish Arts Council, [Edinburgh], 1981, pp. 25 & 27, cat. no. 16, NJ18 R5422 G85 (YCBA)

John Ruskin, The works of John Ruskin, vol. 1-39, George Allen, London, 1903-1912, p.404, PR5251 C66 1903 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [80], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 17, V 1879 (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 62, pl. 62, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)


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