Edward Lear, The Nile at Kasr-Es-Saad

Edward Lear, The Nile at Kasr-Es-Saad, Egypt.
Inscribed and numbered ’23/ Like the crag that fronts the evening’ (upper left) and further inscribed ‘Kasres.Saad. (Egypt.)’ (upper right). Pencil, pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, lightly squared on paper watermarked ‘JWHATMAN/ 18[?]2’. 13 5⁄8 x 21 1⁄4 in. (34.6 x 54 cm.)

Used to illustrate a line from Alfred Tennyson’s “Eleänore”.

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