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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. Advertisements

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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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Edward Lear, Kom Ombo (1884)

Edward Lear, Kom Ombo, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘188[4]’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Kom Ombos. Feby 20. 1867′ (lower right) and further inscribed ’43. Kom Ombos.’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour. 3 7/8 x 7 ¼ in. (9.8 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View from Dabod (1880)

Edward Lear, View from Dabod, looking south, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1880’ (lower right); and inscribed and dated ‘from/ Dabod 17 Feby. 1867’ (lower left), and further inscribed and numbered ‘,35. From Dabòd, looking South.’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour. 3 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A Felucca on the Nile (1884)

Edward Lear, A felucca on the Nile, Abu Simbel in the distance, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1884’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Ipsam [?] Feby 9 1867’ (lower left). Watercolour heightened with white. 3 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. … Continue reading

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