5 June 2007
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
Gebal Serbal and Wady Feiran, on the Sinai Peninsula
inscribed and dated 'Gebal Serbal, & Wady Feiran./23. January. 1849. 8AM.' (lower left), and numbered '113' (lower right) and further extensively inscribed with colour notes
pencil, pen and brown ink, with purple, pink, ochre and blue wash, heightened with touches of white, on grey paper
11½ x 19½ in. (29.2 x 49.5 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, 9 November 1995, lot 193.
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For a note on Lear's first visit to Egypt in 1849 see lot 226.
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