Recto LL in wash : initialed Verso in brown ink: The Nile, Nubià Kalabshé Verso LR in graphite pencil: E- (possibly initialed by the artist) Later inscriptions or marks: Sticker on frame backing: Spink numbered K3/4073
Purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd., London (9/15/70) by Mr. Paine's father, who gave it to Mr. Paine in 1992: Mrs. Susan Paine; gift to MFA, December 31, 1999.
Gift of Susan W. Paine
- Edward Lear, English, 1812–1888
Image: 10.9 x 21.1 cm (4 5/16 x 8 5/16 in.) Sheet: 11.3 x 21.6 cm (4 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on heavy wove paper