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John Frederick Lewis: Seated Arab merchand at Suez. Watercolor, black chalk, and gum arabic.

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (1805-1876)  The interior of the Chapterhouse, Toledo Cathedral pencil, watercolour and gum arabic 71/4 x 10 in. (18.4 x 25.4 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (1805-1876) The interior of the Chapterhouse, Toledo Cathedral pencil, watercolour and gum arabic 71/4 x 10 in. (18.4 x 25.4 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. (British, 1805-1876), Seated Arab Merchant at Suez. Inscribed and dated in pencil Suez / 184? lower left, watercolour over black chalk, heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic, 35 by 44cm., 13½ by 17½in.

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. (British, 1805-1876), Seated Arab Merchant at Suez. Inscribed and dated in pencil Suez / 184? lower left, watercolour over black chalk, heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic, 35 by 44cm., 13½ by 17½in.

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (London 1805-1876 Walton-on-Thames)  John Bulteel of Fleet - pencil and watercolor heightened with white and with scratching out and gum arabic, on artist's board -17¼ x 21¼ in. (43.8 x 54 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (London 1805-1876 Walton-on-Thames) John Bulteel of Fleet - pencil and watercolor heightened with white and with scratching out and gum arabic, on artist's board -17¼ x 21¼ in. (43.8 x 54 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, RA, POWS (British, 1805-1876) Arrival at a Spanish shrine  watercolour heightened with bodycolour, gum arabic and scratching out over pencil 31.5 x 49.5cm (12 3/8 x 19 1/2in).

John Frederick Lewis, RA, POWS (British, 1805-1876) Arrival at a Spanish shrine watercolour heightened with bodycolour, gum arabic and scratching out over pencil 31.5 x 49.5cm (12 3/8 x 19 1/2in).

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (1805-1876)  An angler on a Devonshire river signed and dated 'JF Lewis. 1826' (lower left) pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out 10 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (27 x 36.5 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, R.A., P.O.W.S. (1805-1876) An angler on a Devonshire river signed and dated 'JF Lewis. 1826' (lower left) pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out 10 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (27 x 36.5 cm.)

John Frederick Lewis, ‘An Interior’ c.1834.  In this work Lewis has set out to show his skill in rendering different textures and effects of brilliant colour: the model is carefully posed and she is surrounded by a rich variety of studio props. The pigments are vigorously worked; highlights have been created by scratching the paper.

John Frederick Lewis, ‘An Interior’ c.1834. In this work Lewis has set out to show his skill in rendering different textures and effects of brilliant colour: the model is carefully posed and she is surrounded by a rich variety of studio props. The pigments are vigorously worked; highlights have been created by scratching the paper.

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. (British, 1805-1876), Albanian Guards in Bursa, Turkey. Signed and inscribed Brussa. / JFLewis lower right, watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour, black chalk, stump and gum arabic  http://storage.canalblog.com/90/65/119589/109972525_o.jpg

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. (British, 1805-1876), Albanian Guards in Bursa, Turkey. Signed and inscribed Brussa. / JFLewis lower right, watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour, black chalk, stump and gum arabic http://storage.canalblog.com/90/65/119589/109972525_o.jpg

John Frederick Lewis, RA, POWS (British, 1805-1876) Asking for alms  signed, inscribed and dated 'J F. Lewis/1833./Seville.' (lower right) watercolour with scratching out heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic 29 x 40.5cm (11 7/16 x 15 15/16in).

John Frederick Lewis, RA, POWS (British, 1805-1876) Asking for alms signed, inscribed and dated 'J F. Lewis/1833./Seville.' (lower right) watercolour with scratching out heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic 29 x 40.5cm (11 7/16 x 15 15/16in).

John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876)  The Arab scribe, Cairo  Price realised  GBP 2,001,250 USD 3,336,084 Estimate GBP 500,000 - GBP 700,000 (USD 826,000 - USD 1,15

John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876) The Arab scribe, Cairo Price realised GBP 2,001,250 USD 3,336,084 Estimate GBP 500,000 - GBP 700,000 (USD 826,000 - USD 1,15

John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876)  The Mid-Day Meal, Cairo  Price realised  GBP 993,250 USD 1,655,748 Estimate GBP 700,000 - GBP 1,000,000 (USD 1,156,400 - USD 1,652,000)

John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876) The Mid-Day Meal, Cairo Price realised GBP 993,250 USD 1,655,748 Estimate GBP 700,000 - GBP 1,000,000 (USD 1,156,400 - USD 1,652,000)

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. , British 1805-1876 Greetings in the Desert pencil, watercolor and gum arabic heightened with white on paper laid down on card  -- Although I'm aware that I've already pinned this painting to this board much further down, I found that this site at www.invaluable.com has an extensive catalogue entry about it - most interesting!

John Frederick Lewis, R.A. , British 1805-1876 Greetings in the Desert pencil, watercolor and gum arabic heightened with white on paper laid down on card -- Although I'm aware that I've already pinned this painting to this board much further down, I found that this site at www.invaluable.com has an extensive catalogue entry about it - most interesting!

The Midday Meal Cairo , 1875 John Frederick Lewis  Pencil, watercolor, bodycolor and gum Arabic on paper

The Midday Meal Cairo , 1875 John Frederick Lewis Pencil, watercolor, bodycolor and gum Arabic on paper

John Frederick Lewis - An Italian Girl at Rome -watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour, scratching out and gum arabic - Lewis made the present watercolour during his stay in Italy which lasted between 1838 and 1840. Having spent the winter of 1837 in Paris, he moved onto Italy in early 1838. Over the next two years he travelled widely visiting, amongst other places Florence, the Amalfi coast, Sorrento, Capri, Naples and Rome.- 35.4 by 24.6 cm.; 14 by 9 7/8 in.

John Frederick Lewis - An Italian Girl at Rome -watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour, scratching out and gum arabic - Lewis made the present watercolour during his stay in Italy which lasted between 1838 and 1840. Having spent the winter of 1837 in Paris, he moved onto Italy in early 1838. Over the next two years he travelled widely visiting, amongst other places Florence, the Amalfi coast, Sorrento, Capri, Naples and Rome.- 35.4 by 24.6 cm.; 14 by 9 7/8 in.

The Hareem, Cairo; The Hareem of a Mamluke Bey, Cairo; the introduction of an Abyssinian Slave , 1850  by John Frederick Lewis Pencil, watercolor, body color and gum Arabic on paper  John Frederick Lewis rented the actual house that is shown in this picture. He lived in Cairo, Egypt, for about ten years. Lewis was the most talented artist of his time to visit and record the Middle East. This watercolor is a version of a work he exhibited in 1850 at the Old Watercolor Society.

The Hareem, Cairo; The Hareem of a Mamluke Bey, Cairo; the introduction of an Abyssinian Slave , 1850 by John Frederick Lewis Pencil, watercolor, body color and gum Arabic on paper John Frederick Lewis rented the actual house that is shown in this picture. He lived in Cairo, Egypt, for about ten years. Lewis was the most talented artist of his time to visit and record the Middle East. This watercolor is a version of a work he exhibited in 1850 at the Old Watercolor Society.

by John Frederick Lewis - portrait of John, 2nd Lord Ponsonby -  watercolour over black chalk heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic 42.5 by 28.5 cm., 16 3/4 by 11 1/4 in. John, 2nd Lord Ponsonby (c.1770-1855) was reputed to be the most handsome man of his time and rose to the highest rank of his chosen career in diplomacy. He was born in circa 1770 and was the eldest son of William Brabazon Ponsonby, first Baron Ponsonby.

by John Frederick Lewis - portrait of John, 2nd Lord Ponsonby - watercolour over black chalk heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic 42.5 by 28.5 cm., 16 3/4 by 11 1/4 in. John, 2nd Lord Ponsonby (c.1770-1855) was reputed to be the most handsome man of his time and rose to the highest rank of his chosen career in diplomacy. He was born in circa 1770 and was the eldest son of William Brabazon Ponsonby, first Baron Ponsonby.