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James McBey. 1883-1959.

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Sunset: Wadi-Um-Mukhsheib. 1919. Etching. Hardie 185. 7 x 13 (sheet 8 1/8 x 14 1/14). Edition 76, # A4 (American edition). Series: First Palestine Set. Mat line, well outside the image; otherwise in excellent condition. A rich impression with plate tone printed on laid paper from an antique volume. Signed and numbered in ink. $600.

Hardie writes, "The Camel Patrol has halted for the night; its caravanserai the bed of a wadi (dry watercourse). The camels, unsaddled, are resting on the sand; men are preparing the evening meal; and a sentinel has mounted guard on a ridge to the right of two trees."

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