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

A View of the Pine Woods Above Cannes

Date:
1869
Medium:
Watercolor and gumming with pen in brown and blue ink, and scraping out, over graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 9/16 x 20 3/16 inches (16.7 x 51.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Cannes"; inscribed in arstis's hand, lower right: "EL. 1869"

Signed in monogram and dated, lower right: "EL 1869"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2644
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | grass | landscape | mountains | pines | sky | trees | Woods (Forests)
Associated Places:
Cannes | France | Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6299
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 73, pl. 73, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, Edward Lear and the art of travel, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2000, pp. 32, 108, no. 127, NJ18 L455 W55 2000 (YCBA)


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