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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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Edward Lear, El Karnak (1854)

Edward Lear, El Karnak, Thebes. Inscribed and dated ‘El Koornek/Thebes 7:00 on/19.Feb.1854’ (lower left) and annotated throughout. Pencil and watercolour. 28 x 48.9cm (11 x 19 1/4in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Goats in a North African Landscape

Edward Lear, Goats in a North African Landscape (Egypt?) Signed with monogram, watercolour and pencil 11 x 17.5cm.

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Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh (1867)

Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh. Signed with monogram, dated 1867 and inscribed with title, watercolour 11 x 17.5cm. Wadi Halfa is in the Northern State of Sudan on the shore of Lake Nubia (Lake Nasser). Lear visited Egypt in 1866 and travelled … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Dakkeh (1864)

Edward Lear, Dakkeh. Inscribed and dated ‘Dakkeh./7.15 – 7.40 AM./Feb. 15. 1867./Pylon very sharp & well built/(a little too wide in drawing,)/or rather, not quite high enough’ (lower left); numbered ‘(477)’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Watercolour and ink heightened with … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View near Gheneh (1884)

Edward Lear, A view near Gheneh, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1884’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘near Gheneh. 25 Feby. 1867.’ (lower left) and further inscribed ’50 NEAR Gkeneh’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour heightened with white. 3 ¾ x … Continue reading

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