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

The Gardens of the Villa Albani

Additional Title(s):

Roma. Villa Albani

Date:
1840
Medium:
Graphite, black chalk and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches (21.6 x 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower left: "Edward Lear del. 1840"; in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower right: "Roma. Villa Albani"; inscribed on back in graphite center right: "5"

Signed in pen and black ink lower left: "Edward Lear del. 1840."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.99
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | columns | gardens | landscape | mountains | trees | walls
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Italy | Lazio | Roma | Roma | Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61549
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