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

Tollygunge, Calcutta

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with goauche, and scratching out over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches (16.2 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue watercolor, in monogram, lower right: "[E?]"

watermarks: (fragment of an unidentified watermark)

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right in monogram: "EL"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4198
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
huts | landscape | palm trees | sky | village | water
Associated Places:
Kolkata | Republic of India | Tollygunge | West Bengal
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6292
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From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1986-10-02 - 1987-01-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (The Morgan Library & Museum, 1986-05-01 - 1986-07-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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