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

Strongyli

Additional Title(s):

Strongoli, Corfu

Korfu

Date:
May 4, 1864
Medium:
Brown and black ink and graphite on medium, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 22 x 29 x 1 inches (55.9 x 73.7 x 2.5 cm) and Sheet: 15 × 21 1/2 inches (38.1 × 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite center right: "all oli[...]"; in artist's hand in graphite center: "[...] | M[...] of ly[...] M[...] green w [...]" in artist's hand in graphite lower left: "very dark [p...] gr[...] | near [...pory...] [...lear, Il...Curlellarox] | 4 May 1864"; in artist's hand in graphite lower center: "9 [...ch...er] 110"; in artist's hand in graphite lower right: "g g | D[...]h | 50"; inscribed on back in artist's hand in graphite lower center: "Strongloli Corfu"

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:
B2010.26.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
island | landscape | mountains
Associated Places:
Italy | Kérkira, Nísos | Strongoli
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63588
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