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Benares

Edward Lear1873

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

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  • Title: Benares
  • Date Created: 1873
  • Location Created: San Remo
  • Subject: people, sky, pigeons (general term), bathing, bathers, architecture, stairs, temples, river, trees, cityscape, flags, boats
  • Physical Dimensions: w50.8 x h34.3 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Inscribed lower left, with pen in brown ink: "(64) Benares 14 Decembr 1873. 2.30 PM".; lower center, with pen in brown ink: "A.Bathing rafts B. boats. C hazy blue Sandy. D sand. | E. Women above. F. Sheds on broken steps. G. green. H. cendery [...] | light off sky } croze | I. millions of pigeons J. gray L. gold. R, red"
  • Artist: Edward Lear
  • Type: cityscape
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670251
  • Medium: Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite and gouache on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper

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