Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British

Title:
Corfu from Ascension
Date:
ca. 1860
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
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Sophie and Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.11
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
landscape | Hellenistic | village | herd | sheep | ruins | temple | sea | ancient | island | mountains | citadel | Paradise | poet | shepherd
Associated Places:
Kérkira, Nísos | Corfu | Ascension | Iónioi Nísoi | Greece
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Edward Lear (Royal Academy) (Royal Academy of Arts, 1985-04-20 - 1985-07-14)

Edward Lear (Royal Academy) (National Academy Museum & School, 1985-09-09 - 1985-11-03)

Publications:
Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 15, no. 33, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 15, no. 33, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:494