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Edward Lear, The Pass of Bavella, Corsica

Edward Lear, The Pass of Bavella, Corsica. Signed with the artist’s monogram EL lower left. Watercolour and pen and brown ink, heightened with white on blue paper. 30 by 46.6cm., 11¾ by 18½ in. framed: 51 by 67.5cm., 20 by 26½in. Provenance … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Calvi, Corsica

Edward Lear, Calvi Corsica. 8. 9.5 x 13.25 ins., (24 x 34 cms.). Watercolour. Signed with monograph. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, The Forest of Bavella

Edward Lear, The Forest of Bavella. Oil on canvas. 57 ½ by 94 ½ in. (146 x 240 cm.), circa 1878-1888. This monumental view of the pine forest of Bavella, in southern Corsica, is the largest of three known oil paintings that Lear … Continue reading

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John Fuller, Edward Lear in Corsica

John Fuller, “Edward Lear in Corsica.” Times Literary Supplement, 7 July 1995. New Selected Poems: 1983-2008. London, Chatto & Windus, 2012. Is it not unpleasant, at fifty-six years of age, to feel that it is increasingly probablu that a man … Continue reading

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Christmas Holiday Reading Online

Several new books by Edward Lear are now available in full online; of particular interest: Lear, Edward. A Book of Nonsense. First Edition. London: T. McLean, 1846. [Florida State University Digital Library] Lear, Edward. A Book of Nonsense. Third Edition. … Continue reading

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