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

The Dead Sea, 16 and 17 April 1858

Additional Title(s):

The Dead Sea, 16-17 April 1858 (60)

Date:
April 16 and 17, 1858
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with watercolor over graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches (36.8 x 55.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed with other notations in artist's hand of general and color notes in graphite traced over in pen and brown ink

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1933
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | mountains | river | rocks (landforms) | sand | sea | study (visual work)
Associated Places:
Dead Sea | Israël | Jordan | Jordan | West Bank
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6290
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Nicholas Tromans, The lure of the East, British Orientalist painting , Tate Publishing, London, 2008, pp. 100, 117, 215, fig. 100, N7429 .L87 2008 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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