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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    Edward Falkener (1814-1896)

    The Tomb of Qaitbay, Cairo

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    Edward Falkener (1814-1896)
    The Tomb of Qaitbay, Cairo
    inscribed and dated 'Tomb & Mosque of Kaid Bey [sic]/Tombs of Caliphs, Cairo..[marc]h 6 1843' (on the reverse)
    pencil, grey and pink wash
    14½ x 10 in. (36.8 x 25.4 cm).


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    The present drawing was executed in Cairo during Falkener's tour through Europe, Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine and Egypt. Together with his diaries, Falkener's drawings provide a fascinating insight into his work. Please see the note preceding lot 128.

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