• Title: Sheikh El Wachshee, El Luxor
  • Creator: Edward Lear
  • Date Created: 1867
  • Location: Luxor, Luxor, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Africa
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 6 1/16 x 9 1/8 inches (15.4 x 23.2 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: genre subject, landscape, structures (single built works), domes, pottery, palm trees, figures (representations), sky
  • Type: Drawing & Watercolor
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, rought, cream, wove paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Inventory Number: B1997.7.142
  • Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sheikh El. Wachshee. El Luxor. 4.PM. Jany 21. 1867. (No. 203 was a commencement , of a boat - Condemned."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(204)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "52. up | Top"
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939