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    Sale 5406

    19th Century European Art

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 172

    Frederick Goodall (British, 1822-1904)

    A street scene in Cairo

    Price Realised  

    Frederick Goodall (British, 1822-1904)
    A street scene in Cairo
    signed with monogram and dated '7 FG 5' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 16 1/8 in. (61 x 41 cm.)


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    Following two trips to Egypt in 1858 and 1870 Frederick Goodall became fascinated by the exotic life of the Orient. In search of an authentic experience, Goodall travelled and camped with Bedouins and his work features Egypt mostly. Goodall's first commission was a set of 6 watercolours that was exhibited at the Royal Academy when Goodall was only 16 years old. He was elected Associate of the Royal Academy in 1852. He counted the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and Charles Dickens among his friends.

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