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Philae on the Nile

Edward Lear

European Art

On View: The Norm, 1st floor
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1855
    DIMENSIONS 13 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (34.9 x 54.3 cm) Frame: 21 5/8 x 29 1/2 in. (54.9 x 74.9 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed and dated lower right: "E. Lear. 1855."
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed verso top of frame: "Philae on the Nile/Edward Lear/1855" Verso, bottom of frame, on paper label: "Edward LEAR, 1812-1888/Philae, from across on the Nile/JS Maas & Co Ltd dealers in fine art/15a Clifford Street, New Bond Street W1: Telephone: REGENT 2302"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in The Norm, 1st floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of David Nash
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Edward Lear (British, 1812-1888). Philae on the Nile, 1855. Oil on canvas, 13 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (34.9 x 54.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of David Nash, 81.210 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 81.210.jpg)
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