Levantine watercolours | A set of fifty watercolours of Egypt, Syria, the Holy Land, Greece and Constantinople by an Orientalist artist, circa. 1880
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
A set of fifty watercolours of Egypt, Syria, the Holy Land, Greece and Constantinople by an Orientalist artist, circa. 1880
50 watercolours on wove paper (240 x 320mm., or the reverse), of which 47 with a thick card mount and captioned by hand in German on the mount, the others unmounted, housed together in a large polished wooden box, two with small repaired tear, some spotting and foxing to images
A LARGE SET OF ORIENTALIST WATERCOLOURS by an unidentified artist, showing views in Egypt (Cairo monuments and street scenes, the Pyramids at Saqqara and Giza, views on the Nile, Suez, and Alexandria), Jaffa, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Damascus, Constantinople, Athens and Smyrna.
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