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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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Edward Lear, The Gulf of Brolo from near Kokkinomilia (1848)

Edward Lear, The Gulf of Brolo from near Kokkinomilia. Inscribed and dated ‘Gulf of Brolo. / from near Kokinomelia. [sic] / 25. June. 1848’ (lower right), numbered ‘(82)’ (lower left), and extensively inscribed with artists notes throughout. Pencil, pen and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Near Achmèt Agà, Greece (1848)

Edward Lear, Near Achmèt Agà, Greece. Inscribed and dated ’23. June. 1848 / near Achmèt Agà.’ (lower left), numbered ’71’ (lower right) and further inscribed ’17 in the middle’ (verso). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour on buf paper. … Continue reading

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