Philae on the Nile
Oil on canvas
13 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (34.9 x 54.3 cm)
Frame: 21 5/8 x 29 1/2 in. (54.9 x 74.9 cm) (show scale)
Stamped verso: "PREPARED BY CHARLES ROBERSON/51.LONG ACRE.LONDON"
Signed and dated lower right: "E. Lear. 1855."
Inscribed verso top of frame: "Philae on the Nile/Edward Lear/1855"
Verso, bottom of frame, on paper label: "Edward LEAR, 1812-1888/Philae, from across on the Nile/JS Maas & Co Ltd dealers in fine art/15a Clifford Street, New Bond Street W1: Telephone: REGENT 2302"
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Gift of David Nash
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Edward Lear (British, 1812-1888). Philae on the Nile, 1855. Oil on canvas, 13 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (34.9 x 54.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of David Nash, 81.210
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