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

A Study of Ferns, Civitella

Date:
1842
Medium:
Oil on moderately thick, moderately textured, green wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/16 x 7 9/16 inches (15.7 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in green oil paint, lower right: "Civitella."; inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "30 | upright | Top"

Signed in green oil paint, lower right: "Octr. 15. 1842"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.416
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botany | ferns | genre subject | leaves (plant materials) | science | study (visual work)
Associated Places:
Italy
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6298
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Scott Wilcox, Edward Lear and the art of travel, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2000, p. 59, fig. 27, NJ18 L455 W55 2000 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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