Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna.
Oil on canvas, 23.2 x 32.6 cm, framed, slightly damaged.
Directly from the artist by inheritance to the great-great-grandfather of the present owner;
Private Collection United States of America.
Catalogued and illustrated in:
Rodolfo Falchi, Valerie Wadsworth, Edward Lear. Holloway 1812 – Sanremo 1888, Sanremo 1997, p. 279 (wrong length).
We are grateful to Valerie Wadsworth-Falchi for her scientific assistance.