Tag Archives: Egypt

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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Edward Lear, Girgeh on the Nile (1857)

Edward Lear, Girgeh on the Nile. October 1857 (not 1859 as in the auction post, not sure on the day either) Sold with: Edward Lear, Figures in a Mountain Landscape. 4 June 1852. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt (1867)

Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt. Titled Abu Simbl, dated 9-10AM, 9 Feby 1867, and numbered 382 once in pencil and once in ink, also inscribed with artist’s notes. Pen, brown ink, pencil and watercolour 25.5 x 54cm; 10 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, El Tainel (1854)

Edward Lear, El Tainel, a view on the Lower Nile. Dated 4 p.m. Janr. 5. 1854, numbered 38 and inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink with watercolour on buff paper 9 x 35.5cm; 3½ x 14in. Lear … Continue reading

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