John Frederick Lewis
A Bedouin Encampment at Gebel Tor in the Sinai Desert
Graphite, black chalk and watercolor on paper.
12 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches (308 x 359 mm)
Purchased on the Sunny Crawford Von Bülow Fund 1978.
Signed and inscribed on a separate fragment of paper "Bedouins / Gebel Tor / J.F. Lewis."
This study likely dates to 1842-43, when Lewis made other studies of the Bedouins at Gebel Tor (the Arabic name for Mount Sinai).