Edward Lear, Two Views of Thebes (1848)

Edward Lear, Two views of Thebes.
The frst inscribed and dated ‘Thebes & Cithaeron / 3. July. 1848 / (115)’ (lower right), and inscribed with artist’s notes throughout; the second inscribed and dated ‘Thebes / Thiva. / July 4. 1848. (118)’ (lower right), and inscribed with artist’s notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 6⅞ x 20 in. (17.5 x 50.8 cm.); 6⅝ x 20 in. (16.8 x 50.8 cm.)

Provenance
Charles Church, a gift from the artist, and by descent to the present owners.

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