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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 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (34.3 x 54.6 cm)
Signed in monogram in lower left: "EL"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.415
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms bay (body of water) | castle | cliffs | landscape | men | mountain | trees | walking-sticks
Place Represented Greece | Macedonia | Mount Athos | Áthos

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)

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)

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

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

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