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Edward Lear, Premeti, Albania (1858)

Edward Lear, Premeti, Albania. Inscribed ‘Premeti’ (in Greek) and dated ’17. April. 1857.’ (lower left) and extensively inscribed with color notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolor. 11 7/8 x 20 ½ in. (30.5 x 51 cm). In 1857 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Premeti, Albania (1857)

Edward Lear, Premeti, Albania. Inscribed ‘Premeti’ (in Greek) and dated ’17. April. 1857.’ (lower left) and extensively inscribed with color notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolor. 11 7/8 x 20 ½ in. (30.5 x 51 cm). Christie’s.

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Edward Lear, Zitza (1857)

Edward Lear, Zitza, Albania. Titled and dated ‘Zitza/7.April.1857’ (lower right); variously and indistinctly annotated elsewehere. Watercolour, pencil and ink. 29.8 x 48.9cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/4in). Provenance Probably, anon. sale, Christie’s, London, 22 March 1988, lot. 142. Private collection UK. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Oil on canvas. 13 x 20 ¾ in. (33 x 52.8 cm.) This view was made by Lear in April 1857 on a short trip to Trescogli (modern Ksamili) to the north of Butrint in Albania. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania (1857)

Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania. Dated ’15 April 1857′ l.l. and inscribed extensively. Ink and watercolour. 32.4 x 52.1 cm. (12¾ x 20½ in.) Provenance: Lady Shaw; Thence by descent. Lady Shaw met Lear in Corfu and later acquired this watercolour … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Delvinë (1857)

  Edward Lear, Delvinë or Delvino, Albania. Dated ‘3 April 1857/ 6. p.m.’ (lower left), and 3 Ap1. 1857. 6 p.m’ (lower left) and inscribed ‘Deilino’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie (1862)

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour; signed with the artist’s monogram and dated lower left: 1862. 170 by 360 mm. Few foreigners visited Albania in the mid nineteenth century and Lear, who ventured there in 1848 … Continue reading

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