Edward Lear, Phyle

Edward Lear, Phyle, Attica, Greece.
Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic; signed with the artist’s monogram lower left. 165 by 260 mm; 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 in.

Provenance
Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Lord Houghton (1808-1885);
by descent to the present owner

Literature
Crewe House, London, Inventory, Vol. 2, 1913, p.56, in Lord Crewe’s Study;
An Inventory […] of Pictures at West Horsley Place, Surrey, The property of the Marquess of Crewe, 1938, p. 39

Sotheby’s.

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