Edward Lear, Castel San Niceto, Calabria.
Signed with monogram (lower right) and inscribed ‘Castel San Nocito’ [sic] (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on paper. 4 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (12 x 18.5 cm.)
with The Fine Art Society, London, December 1947.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 29 April 1987, lot 192, where purchased for the present collection.