Edward Lear, Garf Hoseyn (1867)

Edward Lear, Garf Hoseyn.
Inscribed Garf Hoseyn/ 2.15. PM. 1867./ Feby.15.1867 in ink (over a similar inscription in pencil), numbered (483) lower right, with artist’s colour notes, pen and brown ink with coloured washes, heightened with white. 30.5 x 53cm.

A slightly earlier drawing of the same subject (near Lake Nasser, Nubia, Egypt), timed at 12.30pm on the same day (and numbered 480) is in the collection of The Yale Center for British Art (Gift of Donald C. Gallup), New Haven, Connecticut

The Saleroom.

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