A Levant that is never coming back. Paintings by Swiss Orientalist painter Louis-Auguste Veillon. Living from 1834 to 1890, he studied art in Geneva and later in Paris.

A Mosque by the Water at Dusk. Undated, by 1890. Swiss. Oil on board. Louis-Auguste Veillon, painter (1834-1890). Signed A Veillon on the lower right. Image © Koller International Auctions. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.kollerauktionen.ch/en/506439———-1202-AUGUSTE-LOUIS-VEILLON.-Mosche-1202_506439.html?RecPos=11

Women Carrying Water by the Nile. Undated, by 1890. Swiss. Oil on canvas. Louis-Auguste Veillon, painter (1834-1890). Signed A Veillon on the lower right. Image © Koller International Auctions. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Auguste_Louis_Veillon_-_Women_carrying_water_by_the_Nile.jpg

The Temple at Philae. Undated, by 1890. Swiss. Oil on canvas. Louis-Auguste Veillon, painter (1834-1890). Signed A Veillon on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2022. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-auguste-louis-veillon-swiss-18341890-the-temple-6154434/?