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View of Gwalior, India

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Digital Media Bank ID: 8863
Description: View of Gwalior, India. River with steep banks to the left leads back to a forested plain; behind is a mountain plateau and the domes and minarets of Gwalior. Four natives are in the foreground to the right. Elephants bathe centre left.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art, Timeline/ 1880s, Collections / Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): View of Gwalior, India
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Edward Lear
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1884
Description (Object or Artwork): This painting by Edward Lear, a painter and writer of nonsense verse such as 'The Owl and the Pussycat' shows a panoramic view of a wide river flanked by steep banks on either side.In the foreground to the right are several men by the river, to left of the picture elephants bathe in the river. In the background is a mountain plateau and the minarets and domes of Gwalior can be seen in the distance.
Subject tags:
fine art
Other Keywords: oil painting,PCF,india,river,forest,mountains,minarets,natives,elephants

File info

Original Filename: fa000039_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 3.17 MB; 4868 x 2480 pixels; 412 x 210 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1288 x 656 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA000039