Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi (1847)

Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi.
Pencil, pen and ink with wash, heightened with white. 497 × 343 mm. (19 ⅝ × 13 ½ in.). Signed, inscribed and dated: “8 August 1847”.

Lear travelled in Calabria in 1847. The lithograph of Santa Maria di Polsi in his Journals of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria and the Kingdom of Naples, London, 1852, is based on this drawing.

James Mackinnon.

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