Tag Archives: Greece

Edward Lear, Plain below Mt Ithome (1849)

Edward Lear, Plain below Mt Ithome, 4p.m. 21 March 1849. Inscribed and dated in ink and pencil. 10.25 x 16.5in. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni Greece (1863)

Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni Greece. Watercolour over traces of ink, inscribed and dated 23 April 1863 5.30pm, 13.5×23.5cm. Provenance The British Council, Fine Arts Department, catalogue no. 42 Sotheby’s 14th December 2017, lot 29, according to … Continue reading

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Edward Lear and Mount Athos

Stephen Duckworth, who kindly keeps me informed of auction sales of Edward Lear paintings, and whose article on “Edward Lear’s Cretan Drawings” is now available for download, together with the full issue of The New Griffon 12 (2011, also see the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Akhridha (1848)

Edward Lear, Akhridha. Inscribed and dated ‘Akhridha/Sept.23./1848’ (lower left); numbered ‘(53)’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with white. 27.3 x 43.8cm (10 3/4 x 17 1/4in). Provenance Gilbert Davis Collection. Private collection, UK. Exhibited London, The Fine Art Society, Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Premedi (1857)

Edward Lear, Premedi. Pen, ink and watercolour. Inscribed and dated 17. April. 1857, in glazed gilt frame, 29cm x 49cm. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis (1863)

Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni, Santa Maura. Inscribed l.l.: R.C. cemetery Kaligoni; further inscribed, dated and numbered l.r.: Santa Maria 23 April 1863 5.30 pm / (68). Pen and brown ink and watercolour. 18 by 35cm., 7 by 13¾in. Provenance Martyn Geeff, London; … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Plains of Marathon

Edward Lear, The Plains of Marathon, Greece. Signed lower left with monogram “EL” watercolour 10 x 20cm (4 x 8in). Provenance Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7. The Saleroom.

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