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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Siracusa, 12. June 1847
Date:
1847
Medium:
Pen in brown ink over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 13/16 x 11 9/16 inches (40.2 x 29.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "SaracusE | 135A | Labdalus in oil no. 136"; Verso: in graphite, center; "77 | Longwise | right."; in graphite, lower right: "D3293 | Edward Lear 1812-1888 | At Syracuse, 1847 | LGD"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5451
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | landscape | rocks (landforms) | study (visual work) | tree
Associated Places:
Italy | Sicily | Siracusa
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6293
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