Faras Westbank

Edward Lear1867

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

  • Title: Faras Westbank
  • Date Created: 1867
  • Location Created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.8 x h6.4 cm
  • Type: landscape
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, BA 1934, PhD 1939
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669500
  • Medium: Watercolor with pen in brown ink, and white gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown wove paper
  • Subject: sky, palm trees, sand, water, structures (structural elements), hills, landscape
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: inscribed in brown ink, lower left - lower right: "Faras? West bank 12.45.PM. 7.Feby. 1867. Horises brick, darker than sand heaps. purple for hills Pylon 366"; Verso: in graphite, upper center - lower center: "B" | up 9;7 | next above lowest"
  • Artist: Edward Lear