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

Oasis Village

Additional Title(s):

Es.sioott 8. March. 1854

Asyut, Assiut, Egypt

Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 17 inches (24.4 x 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "Es. sioott | 8. March. 1854 | 9. AM. dust !!"; in graphite, lower right: "253"; inscribed with notes throughout

Watermark: Blind Stamp - Freres (letters)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6214
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | camels (mammals) | desert | dome | figures (representations) | hills | landscape | oasis | palm trees | robes | ruins | sand | valley (landform) | village
Associated Places:
Africa | Asyut | Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6297
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