Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna with Travellers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance.
Signed and dated lower left: E. Lear/ 1841. Oil on canvas. 9 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2 by 15 5/8 in.
Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), Crewe Hall, Cheshire and later Crewe House, Curzon Street, London from circa 1901;
Thence by descent.
Crewe House, London, Inventory, vol. 2, 1914, p.89, Corridor from Entrance Hall to Staircase;
Manuscript Catalogue of Pictures at West Horsley, n.d., vol. 3, p. 68.