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Edward Lear, An Italian landscape with San Eusebio in the distance (1845)

Edward Lear, An Italian landscape with San Eusebio in the distance. Inscribed throughout and dated ‘6 January 1845’, brown ink and wash, 18 x 37 cm (7 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.) Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Italian Lanscape (1840)

Edward Lear, An Italian landscape. Signed and dated 1840. Pencil 24.1 x 36.9 cm. (9 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.) Provenance With Spink, London. Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Honister from near Buttermere (1836)

Edward Lear, Honister from near Buttermere. Inscribed and dated ’27 Sept 1836′ pencil and black chalk on blue paper. 17.8 x 26 cm. (7 x 10 1/4 in.) Provenance With Spink, London. Lear’s visit to Cumbria in 1836 was one … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Howara (1849)

Edard Lear, Near Ain Howara, Sinai Peninsula. Extensively inscribed, dated ’19 January 1849, 4.30 pm’, pen and ink. 19.7 x 40.2 cm. (7 3/4 x 16 in.) Lear’s first visited Egypt in January 1849, he spent a week in Cairo … Continue reading

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Why, How, and When to Write on Edward Lear

Matt Bevis, who has edited Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry with James Williams (now available in paperback), published several essays and posted lectures on Edward Lear (search for his name on the blog) has now published a personal memoir … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Castel Giubileo (1845)

Edward Lear, Castel Giubileo. Jan 7th 1845/brown ink, 21.5cm x 38cm. “Castel Giulrile”, as it is called in the auction, does not exist as far as I know, while Castel Giubileo, which can be read even though not very clearly … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Sailing Barges, Venice (1865)

Edward Lear, Sailing Berges, Venice, 1865. Inscribed and dated Venice 24. Nov. 1865 (56) (lr). Ink, watercolor and gouache with traces of pencil on light blue/gray paper. 7 x 10 inches (17.8 x 25.4 cm). Provenance Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Waterlily

Edward Lear, Study of a Waterlily. Signed E. Lear (lr). Watercolor on paper. 5 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches. Provenance The Little Gallery, London Ellinor Newsom, sister of the artist Doyle.

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Edward Lear, Finale (1864)

Edward Lear, ‘Finale between Bologna and Modena, Italy.’ [Note: this is certainly not “Finale Emilia,” near where I live and with no harbour (no sea here, unfortunately!), it is certainly Finale Ligure, not far from Sanremo.] Inscribed in ink lower … Continue reading

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Edward Lear and the Dolnik

From: Derek Attridge. “Rhythm: Children’s Poetry and the Dolnik“. In The Aesthetics of Children’s Poetry. Ed. Katherine Wakely-Mulroney and Louise Joy. Routledge, 2017. In what follows, I hope to show by means of a few examples both the ubiquity and … Continue reading

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