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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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Edward Lear, Plataea, Greece (1848)

Edward Lear, Plataea, Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Platoea. [sic]/ 5. July. 1848’ (lower left), and numbered ‘123’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 10⅛ x 16½ in. (25.8 x 41.9 cm.) Provenance Charles Church, a gift from … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Shepherd Resting on Ruins, Plataea (1848)

Edward Lear, Shepherd resting on ruins, Plataea, Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Platoea / 5. July. 1848’ (lower left), numbered ‘124’ (lower right), and extensively inscribed with artist’s notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white. 12⅝ … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Two Views of Thebes (1848)

Edward Lear, Two views of Thebes. The frst inscribed and dated ‘Thebes & Cithaeron / 3. July. 1848 / (115)’ (lower right), and inscribed with artist’s notes throughout; the second inscribed and dated ‘Thebes / Thiva. / July 4. 1848. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Zeitum (Lamia), Greece (1848)

Edward Lear, Zeitum (Lamia), Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Zeitum/ Lamia./ 30. June. 1848.’ (lower left), and further inscribed, dated and numbered ‘(99) / Zeitum. 30. June. 1848’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink, blue and ochre wash. 6⅛ x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Soldiers outside a Building, Ypati (1848)

Edward Lear, Soldiers outside a building, Ypati. Inscribed and dated ’29. June. 1848/ Patradgik../ (96)’ (lower right), and further inscribed ’25/ above’ (verso). Pencil pen and brown ink and watercolour. 10¼ x 7 in. (26 x 17.8 cm.) Provenance Charles … Continue reading

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