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Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome

Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome, Italy. Signed twice with monogram and indistinctly dated ’18[?]’ (lower right) and inscribed and numbered ‘6 SORACTE. [sic.]/Brock.6. Corso d’Italia Rome.’ (on the stretcher). Oil on canvas. 9 ½ x 18 ½ in. (24.1 … Continue reading

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Edward Laer: A Life in Pictures

Christmas came early this year for me; last night I received an e-mail informing me that European Comic Art, 12.2, with my article “Edward Lear: A Life in Pictures” (pp.  17-44) is now published and available online to subscribers. Here … Continue reading

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Two Essays and a Lecture

Ekaterina Shatalova sent me two PDF file containing an interesting article on Edward Lear’s Russian illustrators and her Master’s thesis: Russian_Illustrators_of_Edward_Lear Illustrating Nonsense Lear and the Shock of the New Meanwhile, Robert Peck’s lecture on The Remarkable Nature of Edward … Continue reading

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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, Hackwood Park, Hampshire (1865)

Edward Lear, Hackwood Park, Hampshire. Signed Edward Lear del. lower right;  inscribed and dated Hackwood. July 9 1865 lower left. Pen and brown ink. 18.7 by 36.4cm. 7 by 15½in. Framed: 21.5 by 39cm., 8¾ by 15½in. Provenance Probably Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury (1800–1873) … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Valletta, Malta

Edward Lear, Valletta, Malta. Signed with the artist’s monogram EL lower right. Watercolour and bodycolour. 17.7 by 37.8cm., 7 by 14¾in. Framed: 45.6 by 63.5cm.,18½ by 24¾in. Provenance Probably Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury (1800–1873) or his daughter the Hon. Augusta Bethell, later Mrs … Continue reading

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On 12 December… Edward Lear Concert

Sara Lodge will be presenting the last concert of Edward Lear songs of the year on December 12 at at Combermere Abbey in Cheshire, at 7:00pm. The performers are Sara herself, baritone Edward Robinson and pianist Rachel Fright. The concert … Continue reading

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