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Edward Lear, Assiut on the Nile

Edward Lear, Assiut on the Nile, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; inscribed with artist’s colour notes, unframed. 138 by 312 mm. Provenance Sale, London, Bonham’s, 8 June 2004, lot 58; with James Mackinnon. Having initially travelled to Egypt in 1849, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo (1867)

Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo. Signed and dated May 21, 1867, and extensively inscribed, mixed media, 10.5cm by 20cm. Tennants. See also.

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Edward Lear, La Piana, Corsica (1868)

Edward Lear, La Piana, Corsica. Ink and watercolour. Titled and dated 11 May 1868 5am-6am lower left, numbered 185 lower right and variously annotated. 35 x 53cm (13¾ x 20¾ in.) Provenance Pawsey and Payne Ltd., London Edward Lear travelled to Corsica in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Grosseto, Corsica (1868)

Edward Lear, Grosseto, Corsica. Ink and watercolour. Titled and dated 3 May 1868 5:30am lower left, numbered 165 lower right and variously annotated. 33.5 x 51cm (13 x 20 in.) Provenance Pawsey & Payne Ltd., London Edward Lear travelled to Corsica … Continue reading

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Victorian Poetry Issue on Edward Lear

The summer 2020 issue of Victorian Poetry (Volume 58, Number 2), edited by Jasmine Jaegger and Benjamin Westwood, is entirely devoted to Edward Lear. Here is the table of contents: Introduction: New Work on Edward Lear, Jasmine Jagger, Benjamin Westwood, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear in Ninfa

Last Friday (23 October) I was in Ninfa, where “the most romantic garden in the world” is situated, for a conference celebrating 100 years since its creation among the ruins of a Medieval town. The conference was organized by Fondazione … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna

Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna. Oil on canvas, 23.2 x 32.6 cm, framed, slightly damaged. Provenance: Directly from the artist by inheritance to the great-great-grandfather of the present owner; Private Collection United States of America. Catalogued and illustrated in: … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ponte Rotto

Edward Lear, Ponte Rotto, Rome. Indistinctly inscribed (lower left) and further inscribed ‘The sketch/ on the other side/ taken from below the Ponte Rotto – a bit/ of which is on the left corner.’ (verso) pencil, pen and brown ink … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Tor San Eusebio (1845)

Edward Lear, Tor San Eusebio. Inscribed and dated ‘Tor Sant’Eusebio./ 13th. February 1845.’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes.

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Edward Lear, Figures Loading a Barge (1837)

Edward Lear, Figures Loading a Barge. Signed ‘Edward Lear del’ (lower left), dated ‘Oct. 1837’ (lower right) and numbered 53.W. (lower right).

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