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Edward Lear, Two Views of Venice from the Bacino (1865)

Edward Lear, Two views of Venice from the Bacinot. The first signed with monogram (lower right); the second inscribed and dated ‘Venice. 27. Novr 1865’ (lower left) and further inscribed and numbered ‘27.Novr. (66)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: Moment to Moment review in the Burlington Magazine

The Burlington Magazine, volume 164, number 1436, November 2022, pp. 1130-1132 contains a review of the Ikon exhibition by Richard Green I think I messid before. Unfortunately it is not one of the free ones.

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Edward Lear, Jerusalem (1858)

Edward Lear, Jerusalem. Signed with monogram (lower left) and inscribed and dated ‘Jerusalem./ 1858’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and ink and watercolor. 7 1/8 x 14 7/8 in. (18.1 x 37.8 cm). Provenance With Davis Galleries, New York, where purchased … Continue reading

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Another Lear Rebus (?)

The following was recently sold at an auction by Fonsie Mealy’s. It contains Lear’s only colour self-portrait I have seen. The sale also included some correspondence between a Mrs Elinor Wiltshire, the owner of the sheet at the time (1985), … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: Moment to Moment (reviews)

The Ikon exhibition has now closed but here is a page collecting the reviews devoted to it.

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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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