Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Thebes
Date:
1854
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 7/8 x 6 3/16 inches (4.8 x 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "21. January.1854. 6.P.M. | 114"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "uppermost"; in graphite, center right: "Thebes"; in pen and brown ink, center left: "24"; in graphite, lower center: "100"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939, in memory of Paul Horgan
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.55
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | structure (single built work) | water | river | sky | river | trees | figures (representations)
Associated Places:
Africa | Thebes | Nile | Egypt
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4915