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Two Paintings of the Campagna by Edward Lear

Edward Lear, The Campagna di Roma taken from Cervara. Signed with monogram (lower left); signed, inscribed and dated ‘The Campagna di Roma taken from… of Cervara,/looking East to the Sabine Hills/Painted from drawings made on the spot in 1859, 1860; … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Colonus (1849)

Edward Lear, Colonus. Signed, inscribed with title and dated ‘April 8/49’. Pen ink and watercolour on tinted paper. 8 ¾ x 13 ½ inches. Colonus (or Kolonos) was once an aristocratic municipality of ancient Attica, and is now a working-class … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ferns

Edward Lear, Ferns. Watercolour with oil and pencil. 5 x 7 ¾ inches. ‘Chris Beetles Summer Show’, 2021, No 24.

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Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez (1849)

Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez. Inscribed ‘204’, ‘near Suez’, ‘1. Woolly – fawn colour’ and ‘2. Dowager – pale cream’, and dated ‘Feby 5 1849. 3-4 pm’. Pen and ink. 4 x 10 inches. Provenance Andrew McIntosh Patrick; Luke … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Corpo di Cava & Vietri sul mare (1838)

We missed these nice pictures, early experiments in oil on paper by Lear, when preparing the Amalfi catalogue. Edward Lear, Corpo di Cava. Inscribed ‘Corpo di Cava’ and dated ’25 July 1838′. Pencil drawing of mother and child on reverse. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Genoa (1864)

Edward Lear, View of Genoa. Pen and brown ink and brown, pink and blue wash. 23 Decenmber 1864.

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Edward Lear, Cannes (1865)

Edward Lear, Cannes. Inscribed and dated ‘Cannes./ 3.30. P.M./ 10 April. 1865.’ (lower left) and numbered  ‘135’ (lower right, and further inscribed in Greek and with colour notes). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 6 7/8 x 21 ¼ … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Rabbato, Gozo, Malta (1866)

Edward Lear, Rabbato, Gozo, Malta. Dated ‘5.30 P.M. March 20. 1866.’ and numbered ‘203’ (lower right) and extensively . Inscribed with colour notes throughout. Pen and brown ink and pink, green and ochre wash heightened with white on grey paper. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Cannes (1865)

Edward Lear, Cannes. Inscribed and dated ‘Cannes./5.4.5 PM. 8 April 1865 Isle Ste. Marguerite’ (lower left)  and numbered (‘115’) (lower right), and further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes. Pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white on blue … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia (1863)

Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia. Inscribed, numbered and dated ‘Argostoli [in Greek]. (129)/May 5. 1863.’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 12 7/8 x 19 ¾ in. (32.8 … Continue reading

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