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

Title:
Plains of Bengal, from above Siligoree
Date:
1874
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and gouache on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 9/16 x 17 1/8 inches (29.4 x 43.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "[...]"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "Sir John Lubbock. Bart. MP."; in pen and black ink, center: "Plains of Bengal, from above Siligoree. | PLAINS OF BENGAL, FROM ABOVE SILIGOREE."; in charcoal, lower left: "4585"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2007.18.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ferns | rivers | trees | vegetation | landscape
Associated Places:
Asia | Bengal | Siliguri
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-06-01 - 2017-08-13)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:59785