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View of Sciacca, Sicily

Artist:
Edward Lear (British, London 1812–1888 San Remo)
Date:
May 20, 1847
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 15/16 x 19 15/16 in. (35.4 x 50.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.214
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "May 20, 1847, Sciacca"; notations in the artist's hand scattered throughout the composition, from left to right: "Green flocks", "Sand", "River", "White Sand", "Paler", "Deep cobalt", "white line".
Vendor: Stephen Spector
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