Tag Archives: Egypt

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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Edward Lear, San Sabbas (1859)

Edward Lear, San Sabbas. Signed with initials, inscribed and dated ‘San Sabbas/1859’ (lower right). Pen, ink and sepia wash. 20.5 x 30.5cm (8 x 12in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, View of Abu Simbel (1867)

Edward Lear, View of Abu Simbel. Signed with monogram and dated 1884 (lower right), inscribed ‘The Temples of Ipsambl. Feby 8. 1867′ (lower left), further inscribed ’14. Temples of Ipsambl.’ on the reverse. Watercolour. 9 x 17.5cm (3 9/16 x 6 7/8in). … Continue reading

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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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