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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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Edward Lear, Philae (1867)

Edward Lear, Philae, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil, on laid paper; inscribed lower left: Philae / 2pm / 30 Jany.1867, numbered lower right: (273) and further inscribed with colour notes. 280 by 530 mm. Provenance With Agnew’s, London, by … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Philae, Egypt (1867)

Edward Lear, Philae, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolor over pencil; inscribed lower left: Philae / 8. AM. / Feby. [sic] 19. 1867 and further inscribed with artist’s notes . 87 by 251 mm. This drawing was created on the spot in the early morning … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Edfu, Egypt (1854)

Edward Lear, View of Edfu, Egypt.Pen and brown ink and watercolour over traces of pencil; inscribed lower left: Edfoo.26. Janr.1854 .9 ½ .A.M. 132, and further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes. 68 by 152 mm. Lear drew this watercolour on … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige

Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige. Signed with monogram (lower right); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower left). Watercolour, 9.7 x 20cm (3 13/16 x 7 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile

Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile. Signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower right). Watercolour, 9.7 x 20cm (3 13/16 x 7 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits Lugt L.2341a). Max Harari … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Plain of Thebes

Edward Lear, Plain of Thebes, Egypt. Signed with monogram (lower right); signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower left). Watercolour, 17.4 x 37.6cm (6 7/8 x 14 13/16in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Kom Ombo

Edward Lear, Kom Ombo, Egypt. Signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower right). Watercolour, 17.6 x 37.8cm (6 15/16 x 14 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits Lugt L.2341a). Max Harari Collection, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Howara (1849)

Edard Lear, Near Ain Howara, Sinai Peninsula. Extensively inscribed, dated ’19 January 1849, 4.30 pm’, pen and ink. 19.7 x 40.2 cm. (7 3/4 x 16 in.) Lear’s first visited Egypt in January 1849, he spent a week in Cairo … Continue reading

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