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Edward Lear, Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile (1871)

Edward Lear, Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile. Signed with initials lower left; inscribed Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile on the overlap; inscribed, signed and dated Bab el Kalabshe. on the Nile / Edward Lear / 1871 on a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez (1849)

Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez. Inscribed ‘204’, ‘near Suez’, ‘1. Woolly – fawn colour’ and ‘2. Dowager – pale cream’, and dated ‘Feby 5 1849. 3-4 pm’. Pen and ink. 4 x 10 inches. Provenance Andrew McIntosh Patrick; Luke … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount Sinai (1853)

Edward Lear, Mount Sinai. Inscribed, signed and dated MT. SINAI E. Lear 1853 lower right. Oil on canvas, circular. Unframed: 58.5cm., 23in. diameter. Framed: 69 by 69cm., 27¼ by 27¼in. Provenance Bought from the artist by Thomas Gambier Parry. Leger Galleries, London, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Pyramids Road (or, have you got a million?)

Edward Lear, The Pyramids Road, Gizeh. Signed with monogram and dated EL.1873 lower left. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 53 by 104cm., 21 by 41in. Provenance Commissioned by Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl Northbrook before 1872 The Fine Art Society, by whom sold to … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The River Nile at Abou Seir, the Second Cataract (1867)

Edward Lear, The River Nile at Abou Seir, the Second Cataract, Egypt. Pen and brown and grey ink with watercolour over pencil, heightened with white on buff-coloured paper; inscribed in ink and in pencil, lower left: Abou Seir / 2d Cataract / … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Gebel Serbal (1849)

Edward Lear, Gebel Serbal, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil; inscribed, lower right: Gebel Serbal / 30 Jany.1849 / 1 P.M., numbered, lower left: 179., and further inscribed with colour notes.  130 by 225 mm. Provenance Sale, London, Sotheby’s, 16 July 1987, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Nubians at the First Cataract on the Nile at Philae (1867)

Edward Lear, Nubians at the First Cataract on the Nile at Philae, Egypt. Pen and grey ink and watercolour over pencil; inscribed in ink and pencil, lower left: Cataract 1st / 11. A.M. / Jany 30. 1867, further inscribed, lower centre: Nubians mostly white, some … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Assiut on the Nile

Edward Lear, Assiut on the Nile, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; inscribed with artist’s colour notes, unframed. 138 by 312 mm. Provenance Sale, London, Bonham’s, 8 June 2004, lot 58; with James Mackinnon. Having initially travelled to Egypt in 1849, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Dendera, with a View of the Nile (1867)

Edward Lear, Dendera, with a View of the Nile. Inscribed and dated ‘Dendera/9.15./16 Jany.1867′ (lower left); numbered ‘176’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Pen, ink and wash. 17 x 50.5cm (6 11/16 x 19 7/8in). Provenance Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, London, 17 November 1988, … Continue reading

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