Category Archives: Edward Lear

Edward Lear, Coloured Views in the Seven Ionian Islands

From a coloured copy of Views in the Seven Ionian Islands (1863). folio (497 x 333 mm). (λίγα στίγματα οξείδωσης στον τίτλο). Λιθόγραφος τίτλος με βινιέτα και 20 λιθογραφίες χαραγμένες από τον Lear με βάση σχέδιά του, ΟΛΕΣ ΕΠΙΧΡΩΜΑΤΙΣΜΕΝΕΣ ΜΕ … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A Group of Owls

Edward Lear, A Group of Owls, from Birds of Europe, c. 1835. A group of 5 lithographs with hand-coloring on wove paper, printed by C. Hullmandel, London. Barn Owl – Strix flammea; Barred Owl – Strix neblosa; Great Cinereous Owl – … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, S. Gregorio & Tivoli

Edward Lear, Tivoli and San Gregorio, a pair, the first inscribed ‘Tivoli’ (lower left); the other inscribed and dated ‘S.Grigorio [sic]/23rd April’ (lower left). Pen and ink and wash, heightened with white. The first 7 x 17.2cm (2 3/4 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Turbìa (1864)

Edward Lear, Turbìa (La Turbie in southeastern France, 31 December 1864. Watercolour and ink with traces of pencil. 36 x 53.5cm. Erroneously titled “Turkish Landscape, Dec. 1864” at MutualArt.

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Edward Lear, the Caetani and Ninfa

My essay is now out and available either on Amazon and the publisher’s website. Marco Graziosi, “Prima di Gregorovius: Edward Lear, i Caetani e Ninfa.” In Ninfa: Percezioni nella scienza, letteratura e belle arti nel XIX e all’inizio del XX … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A Palm, Agrigento, Sicily (1847)

Edward Lear, A Palm, Agrigento, Sicily (1847). Ink on paper. 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (sheet), 17 x 14 1/2 in. (frame). MutualArt.

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Edward Lear, Two Early Botanical Studies (1828)

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Reviews of the Ikon Exhibition: Edward Lear Moment by Moment

I’m starting a tour of Wales &c. today and will be away for a couple of weeks, but I want to recommend again the Ikon exhibition in Birmingham, and in particular the great catalogue, with essays by Matthew Bevis, Jenny … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Civita d’Antino (1844)

Edward Lear, Civita d’Antino Pencil, chalk and white heightening. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1844. 6.5×11.25 inches. Framed: 15.5×19 inches. Illustrated Edward Lear, ‘Excursions in Italy’, 1846, plate 20. Provenance John Scandrett Harford (1787-1866), who first met Lear in Italy in … Continue reading

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On Lear’s Rebus (again)

Hayley Gold (@hayleyrabbit) – a sample of her artwork is here above while her books are available here – and I are unconvinced  by the seller’s interpretation of the Edward Lear rebus I posted some time ago and have been trying … Continue reading

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