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Edward Lear, Mount Parnes from Varnava, Greece (1868)

Edward Lear, Mount Parnes from Varnava, Greece Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Mt. Parnes, from Varnava./ 16. June. 1868/ (39.)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour 10 ¼ x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Valley of the Kalama (1857)

Edward Lear, The Valley of the Kalama. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil on paper. Inscribed with the artist’s colour notes and dated: 5 April 6/7pm 1857. 14 by 23cm., 5 by 8½ in. Executed in 1857. Provenance Sotheby’s, London, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Zante

Edward Lear, Zante. signed with artist’s monogram (lower left). Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour on paper. 11.5 by 18.5cm., 4½ by 7in. Executed circa 1863. Provenance Agnews, London, until 1990 Zante is situated eight miles south of Cephalonia and is … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Phyle

Edward Lear, Phyle, Attica, Greece. Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic; signed with the artist’s monogram lower left. 165 by 260 mm; 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 in. Provenance Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Lord Houghton (1808-1885); by descent to the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Delphi

Edward Lear, Delphi. Signed with monogram l.l. Watercolour. 12 by 19cm., 4¾ by 7½in. Literature Crewe House, London, Inventory, Vol. 2, 1913, p.56, in Lord Crewe’s Study; An Inventory […] of Pictures at West Horsley Place, Surrey, The property of … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Acropolis, Athens (1848)

Edward Lear, The Acropolis, Athens. Pen and brown ink and watercolor, heightened with white on gray paper; inscribed, dated and numbered, lower right: athens – / 5.6. / 9 June. / 1848 / 9. 311 by 508 mm; 12 1/4  by … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Kalama (1857)

Edward Lear, Kalama. Inscribed with title and dated ‘April 6, 1857’, also annotated with notes in brown ink pen, inks and watercolour. 22 x 31cm. Provenance Fine Art Society, March 1946. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Orange Grove, Corfu (1863)

Edward Lear, Orange grove, Corfu. Inscribed and dated ‘Corfu/March.30.1863/Φλαρέλλο./oranges-far-gleam like fireflies/in the shade.’ (lower left); annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour, 31.8 x 49.3cm (12 1/2 x 19 7/16in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Oranges – far – gleam like fireflies in the shade. (Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Parga, Greece & Monastir, Albania

Edward Lear, Parga, Greece; and Monastir, Albania. The first, signed with monogram and dated ‘1864’ (lower right); the second, signed with monogram and dated ‘1861’ (lower right). Oil on panel. 6 7/8 x 11 in. (17.2 x 28 cm.); and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Citara (1844)

Edward Lear, Citara. Pen ink and wash over . ‘Citara 14th June 1844.’ Inscribed and dated, studio stamp 10 x 17.75in. Provenance Ex-John R. Baddeley Collection The Saleroom.

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