16 November 2006
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
The southern end of the Dead Sea
signed with monogram (lower right)
pencil and watercolour
4 x 7 7/8 in. (10.2 x 20 cm.)
with Spink, London.
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Lear travelled from Petra to the Dead Sea in April 1858.
A larger watercolour of this subject is in the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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