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

Mount Athos and the Monastery of Stavronikétes

Date:
1857
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (34.3 x 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in monogram in lower left: "EL"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.415
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | castle | cliffs | landscape | men | mountain | trees | walking-sticks
Associated Places:
Greece | Macedonia | Mount Athos | Áthos
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:900
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 144-145, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Edward Lear, Letters of Edward Lear, author of "The book of nonsense", to Chichester Fortescue, Lord Carlingford, and Frances Countess Waldegrave , T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1907, pp. 65, 77, 315, J18 L477 907 (SML)

Vivien Noakes, Edward Lear, 1812-1888, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1985, pp. 147-8, no. 53, NJ18 L455 N64 (YCBA)

Richard Stoneman, A Literary companion to travel in Greece, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA, 1994, p. 222, DF720.5 L56 1994 (YCBA)

Richard Stoneman, A luminous land, artists discover Greece , The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 1998, pp. 115, 136-137, no. 85, N8214.5 G8 S76 1988 + (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, Edward Lear and the art of travel, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2000, p. 73, no. 48, NJ18 L455 W55 2000 (YCBA)


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