Edward Lear, The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens.
Inscribed and dated ‘Athens / 8. 9th June. 1848′, numbered ’18’ (lower right), and extensively inscribed with artist’s notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour. 11 1/8 x 18 3/8 in. (28.2 x 46.7 cm.)
Charles Church, a gift from the artist, and by descent to the present owners.