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The Orientalist Sale at Sotheby’s London

This season’s Orientalist sale will take place during Islamic Art Week at Sotheby’s, New Bond Street, on 8 April 2014, with viewing taking place 4 – 8 April.

Masterpieces by leading artists are featured depicting scenes and landscapes of Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Egypt is the focus of an animated work from 1909 by Ludwig Deutsch (Lot 7), depicting the Mahmal travelling on camelback through the streets of Cairo en route to Mecca. Daily life in the streets of the Middle East is depicted in fine examples from Rudolf Ernst, Charles Théodore Frère, and David Roberts RA.

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Lot 7, Ludwig Deutsch, 1855-1935 The Procession Of The Mahmal Through The Streets Of Cairo Estimate    1,000,000 — 1,500,000

Lot 7, Ludwig Deutsch, 1855-1935, The Procession Of The Mahmal Through The Streets Of Cairo
Estimate £1,000,000 — £1,500,000

Lot 15, Charles Théodore Frère, 1814 – 1888, La Prière Du Soir Estimate £25,000 — £35,000

Lot 15, Charles Théodore Frère, 1814 – 1888, La Prière Du Soir
Estimate £25,000 — £35,000

Lot 4, David Roberts R.A, 1796-1864, The Bazaar Of The Coppersmiths, Cairo Estimate £600,000 — £800,000

Lot 4, David Roberts R.A, 1796-1864, The Bazaar Of The Coppersmiths, Cairo
Estimate £600,000 — £800,000

Lot 20, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, 1847 – 1928, Idle Moments Estimate £50,000 — £70,000

Lot 20, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, 1847 – 1928, Idle Moments
Estimate £50,000 — £70,000

Lot 22, Ferencz Eisenhut, 1857 – 1903, Captive In The Harem Estimate £50,000 — £70,000

Lot 22, Ferencz Eisenhut, 1857 – 1903, Captive In The Harem
Estimate £50,000 — £70,000

Lot 25, Rudolf Ernst, 1854-1932, The Perfume Makers Estimate £70,000 — £100,000

Lot 25, Rudolf Ernst, 1854-1932, The Perfume Makers
Estimate £70,000 — £100,000

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