Edward Lear, Galera (1844)


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).


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