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

Title:
Abu Simbel, 1:00 pm, 9 February 1867 (384)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/8 x 10 1/16 inches (9.8 x 25.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "1.PM.Feby 9.1867. Abou Simbl"; in brown ink, lower right: "(384)"; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "up 92 | next below A"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.209
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
sand | valleys (landforms) | hills | lake | desert | landscape | water | monument | temples
Associated Places:
Egypt | Aswan High Dam | Abu Simbel | Lake Nasser | Nubia | Africa
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Tate Britain, 2008-06-04 - 2008-08-31)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Pera Museum, 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Sharjah Art Museum, 2009-02-18 - 2009-04-30)

Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Publications:
The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [85], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 17, V 1879 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5259