Edward Lear, The Temple of Apollo at Bassae.
Oil on Canvas. 146.4cm x 229.5cm.
Monogram; lower right; EL.
Date; lower right; 1854-55.
Stretcher, verso; paint; Box 9.
Stretcher, verso; graphite; 30.
Label; stretcher, verso; printed; MAN.
Stamp; canvas, verso; with graphite; Charles Roberson, Long Acre, London.
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