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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Maharraka Temple
Date:
February 14, 1867
Medium:
Brown ink, watercolor and gouache on medium brown moderately textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 17 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 1 inches (43.5 x 69.9 x 2.5 cm) and Sheet: 10 × 20 1/8 inches (25.4 × 51.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink center left: "sand sont"; in artist's hand in graphite center right: "sand [...]"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink center right: "sands"; in artist's hand in graphite center right: [...]; in artist's hand in graphite lower left: "9am | 9AM [...] 1867 sand | Maharraka | Fallen stones grayer"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower left: "(for No.3) Maharraka | 9. am. Febr 14 1867 | fallen stones grayer than the other front of temple ";in artist's hand pen and brown ink lower center: "sand", in artist's hand in graphite lower center: "sand"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "capitals very sharply perfectly cut"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "sand"; in artist's hand in graphite lower right: "sand [...]" in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "67"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Peter R. Spokes, Yale BA 1948, in memory of C.C. and C.B. Hogan, Yale BA 1928
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2010.26.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architecture | clouds | columns (architectural elements) | mountains | rocks (landforms) | ruins | temple | trees
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Temple of Maharraqa
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63587
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