Tag Archives: Egypt

Edward Lear, Nayadeh (1854)

  Edward Lear, View on the Nile. Inscribed and dated ‘Nayadeh 11½ am Jan .. 21. 1854′ (lower left) and numbered ’109′ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Uppermost’ and numbered ’23′ (verso of the sheet). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mahatta, Nubia

  Edward Lear, Mahatta, Nubia. Signed with monogram (lower left) and with inscription ‘No 2/Mahatta. Nubia’ (on the verso). Pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of white. 7? x 15 in. (18.1 x 38.1 cm.) The present highly finished watercolour, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, El Karnak (1854)

Edward Lear, El Karnak. Inscribed and dated ‘El Karnak/Febr.15.1854/ 5.P.M.’ (lower left) and annotated throughout. Pencil and watercolour. 15.5 x 50cm (6 1/8 x 19 3/4in). From the private collection of Sir Eric Maclagan, former director of the Victoria and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Nile Study (1858)

  Edward Lear, Nile study. Dated and inscribed ‘Kmm.4 March 1854/9.A M’ (lower right) and further annotations throughout. Pen and ink, heightened with white and wash, unframed. 15.5 x 25cm (6 1/8 x 9 13/16in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Wadi Tayibeh (1849)

  Edward Lear, Wadi Tayibeh. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over traces of pencil; inscribed lower left: Wady [sic] Tayibeh / 1 – past 4 P.M.., dated three times lower right: January 20. 1849.., and further inscribed with artist’s notes. 140 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Junction of Wadis (1849)

Edward Lear, Junction of Wadis, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over traces of pencil, on wove paper watermarked: Wick / 18; inscribed lower right: 20. “January”. 1849. 1849 [sic] / Junction of Wadys. [sic],  and further inscribed with artists … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Gebel Serbal (1849)

  Edward Lear, Gebel Serbal from above Wadi Useit, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over traces of pencil; inscribed lower right: Gebal [sic] Serbal / from above Wady [sic] Useit / 20. January. 1849. 2. P.M.., and further inscribed … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Karnak on the Nile

Edward Lear, Karnak on the Nile, Egypt. Inscribed and dated ‘El Karnák/16. Feby. 7AM. 1854′ (lower left) and inscribed and dated again ‘El Karnak./16.Feby.1854./7.a.m.’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and yellow and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Aswan on the Nile

Edward Lear, Aswan on the Nile, Egypt. Inscribed and dated ‘Assoan [sic] 10.25. AM. Jany 27. 1867.’ (lower left) and numbered ‘(241)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes and further inscribed ‘lowest’ (on the reverse). Pencil, pen and … Continue reading

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