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Edward Lear, The Esterelles, from near Antibes, France (1876)

Edward Lear, The Esterelles, from near Antibes, France. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1876’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘The Esterelles/ from near Antibes./ Feby. 1865’ (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour. 10 3/8 x 16 in. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Cervo, Imperia, Italy (1882)

Edward Lear, Cervo, Imperia, Italy. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1882’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Cérvo./ 27 Decbr. 1881′ (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour. 10 7/8 x 21 in. (27.7 x 53.4 cm.) Provenance Francis … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lago di Nemi

Edward Lear, Lago di Nemi. Pencil. Inscribed with colour notes by the artist. Exhibited Agnews. Abbot and Holder.

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Midsummer Readings

Jagger, Jasmine. “Lear’s Tears.” Victorian Poetry 57.1 (2019). 101-129. And: Jagger, Jasmine. “The Endlessness of Alice.” The Cambridge Quarterly 45.1 (2016). 91-97. Caniglia, Maria Rossana, and Maria Concetta Fiorillo. “Disegno e narrazione in alcune vedute calabresi di Edward Lear.” ArcHistoR EXTRA … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Sunset over a Desert Landscape

Edward Lear, Sunset over a desert landscape. Pencil heightened with white on buff paper, sheet 7.1×15.9cm. Provenance with Martyn Gregory, London, stock no. VA 343 Note This studio sketch dates from the artist’s time in Rome.framed, in a gilded moulding … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Plataea, Greece (1848)

Edward Lear, Plataea, Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Platoea. [sic]/ 5. July. 1848’ (lower left), and numbered ‘123’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 10⅛ x 16½ in. (25.8 x 41.9 cm.) Provenance Charles Church, a gift from … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Shepherd Resting on Ruins, Plataea (1848)

Edward Lear, Shepherd resting on ruins, Plataea, Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Platoea / 5. July. 1848’ (lower left), numbered ‘124’ (lower right), and extensively inscribed with artist’s notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white. 12⅝ … Continue reading

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