Edward Lear, Athens from Mount Lycabettus.
Inscribed and dated ‘Athens – fr. Mt. Lycabettus./ 12. June./ 1848′ (lower left),
and numbered ’23’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink, blue and brown wash on paper watermarked ‘FRERES’. 10½ x 18½ in. (26.7 x 47 cm.)
Charles Church, a gift from the artist, and by descent to the present owners.