Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia (1863)

Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia.
Inscribed, numbered and dated ‘Argostoli [in Greek]. (129)/May 5. 1863.’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 12 7/8 x 19 ¾ in. (32.8 x 50.3 cm.)

Provenance
Gilbert Davis (L. 757a).
William Cavendish Bentinck, 9th Duke of Portland and by descent to
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 30 January 2014, lot 72.

Christie’s.

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