Resting camel drawing on paper by George Washington, stamped "G. Washington". Georges Washington (1827-1901) is considered one of France's most successful 19th century Orientalist painters, renowned for his vibrant and animated scenes of Arab cavaliers and huntsmen set in Algeria, Morocco, and Turkey. His exhibited and commissioned works are now part of many important public and private collections, enthusiastically praised by connoisseurs of the European Orientalist School for their virtuosity.
10.5" x 16.5"
See also: Lake Scene, Aquarelle c. 1870