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Edward Lear, Dhows on the Nile at Sunset (1853)

Edward Lear, Dhows on the Nile at sunset. Inscribed and dated ‘4pm 31 December 1853′ (lower left). Watercolour, pen and ink. 9.5 x 23cm (3 3/4 x 9 1/16i. Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Luxor (1854)

Edward Lear, Luxor. Extensively inscribed throughout; inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Luxor 17 Feby 1854/ 6/2 PM/ 217′ (lower right); inscribed ‘No. 6 single’ (verso). Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour. 24.8 x 45.8cm (9 3/4 x 18 1/16in) “On February 8th he began … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Sunset on the Nile, above Aswan (1871)

Edward Lear, Sunset on the Nile, above Aswan. Signed with monogram (lower left); bears exhibition label and inscribed, signed and dated ‘On the Nile/Edward Lear/1871′ (verso). Oil on canvas. 24 x 47cm (9 7/16 x 18 1/2in). Purchased directly from the artist … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Deir Kadige, 1867 (1884)

Edward Lear, View of Deir Kadige, on the Nile, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘.1884′ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Deir Kadige. 1867′ (lower right) and numbered and inscribed ’67. Deir Kadige’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour. 3 ¾ x 7 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Philae

Edward Lear, Philae. Signed with monogram (lower right). Oil on paper laid down on canvas. 13 3/8 x 21 ¼ in. (34 x 54 cm.) Lear visited Philae twice, in late January and early February 1854 and in January 1867. Christie’s.

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Edward Lear, View at El Luxor (1867)

View at El Luxor on the Nile. Inscribed and dated ‘El Luxor./4.15.pm. 22 Jany 1867’ (lower left) and numbered ‘208’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour on paper. 6¾ x 9¾ … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Girzeh (1854)

Girzeh, Egypt. Inscribed and dated ‘Girzeh/2-3 p.m./March 3 1854.’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on paper. 11.1/2 x 18.7/8 in. (29.2 x 48 cm.) Christie’s.

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