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

Jericho, 7 May 1858

Date:
1858
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 19 7/8 inches (18.1 x 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Jericho"; lower right: "ruins too compact - only bits"; lower right: "(157)"; extensively inscribed with lighting and coloring notations; inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "6 Longwise"

Watermark: Whatman | [...]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1932
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | figures (representations) | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | ruins | sand | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Jericho | Jordan River | West Bank
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6289
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