Edward Lear, Galera, 1844.
Watercolour, heightened with white, on light grey paper. Signed and dated 1844 lower right, inscribed Galera , March 5 lower left. 17.5 x 11 cm. (6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in).
John Scandrett Harford (1787-1866); thence by descent to the present owner
For a similar watercolour of Galera by Lear, executed two years earlier than the present work, see Tate, London (ref.: N02749).