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Saturday 2 July 2022

Unidentified French Orientalist’s two drawings of figures, c1830

Unidentified French Orientalist from the circle of Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) working in the area of Morocco and Algeria in the early 1800s—note that the dealer/collector from whom I purchased these drawings advised me that they were executed c1830.

(left) “Bearded Man in a Djellaba Holding Prayer Beads and a Staff”, c1830, pencil and watercolour on wove paper backed with a support sheet, 18 x 12.2 cm.

(right) “Berber Musician Playing the Traditional Flute (Taghanimt)”, c1830, pencil and watercolour heightened with white gouache on tan wove paper backed with a support sheet, 18.5 x 11.2 cm.

Condition: both sheets are in an excellent condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, significant stains, foxing or signs of handling and laid upon separate sheets of millennium quality washi paper providing wide margins.

I am selling this pair of skilfully executed pencil and watercolour studies for the total price of AU$446 for the pair (currently US$304.08/EUR291.65/GBP251.25 at the time of posting this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.

If you are interested in purchasing these very beautiful drawings, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

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