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Edward Lear, Dendera (1867)

Edward Lear, Ruins at Dendera, Egypt. A pair, one inscribed and dated ‘Denderah/3.PM.Jany.15/9.30.AM.Jany16.}1867’ (lower left); numbered ‘(No 7) (170)’ (lower right) and the other inscribed and dated ‘Dendera 8.45 AM/16.Jany 1867′ (lower left)’ numbered ‘(175)’ (lower right); both also annotated throughout. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, On the Nile, moon setting

Edward Lear, On the Nile, moon setting. Numbered and inscribed ‘No. 6/ ON THE NILE. MOON SETTING.’ (on the verso of the mount). Watercolour heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic on blue paper 7 1/8 x 14 7/8 in. (18 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Wadi Feiran (1849)

Edward Lear, Wady Feiran, Sinai Peninsula. Ink, watercolour and gouache on blue/grey paper. Inscribed and dated by the artist ‘ Wady Feiran / 24 January 1849 / 8 A.M.’ and with artist’s note ‘Palms (?cut) off’, ‘Torrent bed’, ‘all in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, On the Nile (1867)

Edward Lear, On the Nile. Inscribed and dated ‘4.40.Jany.5.1867/opposite Benihassan. looking south.’ (lower left), numbered ‘(79)’ (lower right). Pen, brown ink, watercolour and pencil. 8 x 26.5cm (3 1/8 x 10 7/16in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, The Temple of Isis, Philae

Edward Lear, The Temple of Isis, Philae, viewed from the north. Signed with monogram (twice, lower left). Oil on canvas. 13 ½ x 21 ½ in. (34.4 x 54.6 cm.) Provenance with Thomas Agnew & Sons, Manchester. Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, El Koorneh (1854)

Edward Lear, El Koorneh, Egypt. Titled and dated ’19.Feby, 1854′ lower left and with annotations pencil, pen and brown ink and wash on off-white paper 12 x 42.50cm (5 x 17in). Provenance Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, 7 King Street, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Gebel Wardan (1849)

Edward Lear, Gebel Wardan, Sinai. Inscribed and dated l.r.: Gebel Wardan 10.50.AM. / 19.Jany. 1849 (64). Brown ink and pencil. 7.5 x 35.5cm / 2.9 x 14.0in. Provenance:  Mr and Mrs Godfrey Pilkington of the Piccadilly Gallery Lear drew a large … Continue reading

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