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Tag Archives: Edward Lear
Edward Lear, Castel Giubileo (?). Dated, Jan 7th 1845/brown ink, 21.5cm x 38cm. The Saleroom.
Félix Bracquemond (Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres), Les Taupes, 1854. Etching; sixth state of seven. Sheet: 19 1/8 × 12 1/16 in. (48.6 × 30.7 cm) Plate: 10 5/8 × 7 5/8 in. (27 × 19.4 cm). Inscribed in plate, lower right: … Continue reading
Edward Lear, An Antique British Interior Sketch Signed E.L. Dated Jan 1st 1868. 6.75 x 5.55 inches the sheet. [I think I should know, but can’t remember what the object on the left is; can anyone remind me? Marco] eBay. … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Black Mountain, Cephalonia. Watercolor on wove paper, circa 1863. 260×360 mm; 10 1/4×14 1/4 inches. Initialed and titled in pencil, lower right recto, and annotated “4” in pencil, upper left recto. Provenance Private collection, Massachusetts. invaluable.
Edward Lear, Bedouin Soldiers Resting on a Hillside. Pen and brown ink on wove paper. 117×188 mm; 4 3/4×7 1/2 inches. Signed in ink, lower left recto. Provenance Private collection, Chicago. invaluable.
Edward Lear, Saint Moritz, Switzerland, watercolour on grey paper, depicting a panoramic landscape, with a village nestling at the foot of a range of snow-topped mountains, trees in the foreground to the left, and clouds gathering overhead, annotated in brown ink … Continue reading
Edward Lear, On the Nile. Pen and brown ink on laid paper. Watermarked: 1836 and embosed with a fleur de lys. 4 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ sheet; 11″ x 13 1/4″. Provenance George and Fanny Coombe (nee Drewitt), Peppering House, … Continue reading
The exhibition, Edward Lear: Moment to Moment, opening on 9 September, now has a web page where you can find more information. Co-curated by Matt Bevis and Jonathan Watkins at Ikon in Birmingham.
Raffaele Gaetano, author of another interesting booklet on Edward Lear, Senza ombre di cerimonie. Sull’ospitalità nei «Diari di viaggio in Calabria» di Edward Lear, which by the way contains some of the recipes of the peculiar dishes offered to Lear … Continue reading