Category Archives: Edward Lear

Edward Lear, Cefalù from Bagheria

Edward Lear, Cefalu from Bagheria, Sicily. Pencil, open and ink. Annotated by the artist. Lear was in Sicily in May 1847. 12×18 inches. Framed: 25.5×20.5 inches. Abbott and Holder.

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Edward Lear, Priest Cimara (1848)

Edward Lear, Priest Cimara (from the Village of Dragiates) 1848. Pencil on paper; titled lower left and dated “Oct 25, 1848” lower right. Sheet 8.25 x 6.5 in — 21 x 16.5 cm; 5.5 x 8.5 in — 14 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Moving Lines

Jasmine Jagger’s “Moving Lines” on Lear’s relationship to the Tennysons is published in this month’s Apollo, you can download a pdf copy from the Knowing Edward Lear website.

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James Williams’s Edward Lear (A Review)

Some things never change, the world is declining, and only a very few things seem to be getting better with the passing of time. This is certainly the case with the “Writers and their Work” series: when James Williams told … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Concert at Knowsley

The Edward Lear Society is planning an event at Knowsley Hall on 7th March 2019 with Sara Lodge’s presence who, in addition to an illustrated talk on her latest book, Inventing Edward Lear, will present a performance of songs that Lear wrote, sang or re-worded, … Continue reading

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New and Newer to Read on Edward Lear

James Williams, whose recent Edward Lear for the “Writers and Their Work” series is an invaluable guide to all aspects of the king of nonsense’s production, has written a long review of Jenny Uglow’s Mr Lear: A Life of Art and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of the Roman Campagna (1867)

Edward Lear, A Veiw of the Roman Campagna. Dated ’24 March 1867′ l.l., pencil and pen and ink. 9 x 33cm. Provenance: The Priory, Walsham-le-Willows. The Saleroom.

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