Edward Lear, Cefalu, Sicily


Edward Lear, Cefalu, Sicily.
Signed with monogram (lower left). Watercolour. 11.5 x 18cm (4 1/2 x 7 1/16in).

Lear visited Sicily on two occasions: in the Spring of 1842 and in the early summer of 1847; in the later visit he travelled with John Joshua Proby (1780-1855), who Lear later discovered was heir to the Earl of Carysfort.


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