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Tag Archives: Greece
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
Edward Lear, Premedi. Pen, ink and watercolour. Inscribed and dated 17. April. 1857, in glazed gilt frame, 29cm x 49cm. The Saleroom.
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
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.
Edward Lear, Girgeh on the Nile. October 1857 (not 1859 as in the auction post, not sure on the day either) Sold with: Edward Lear, Figures in a Mountain Landscape. 4 June 1852. The Saleroom.
Edward Lear, Ithaca. Inscribed with title and dated 1 May 1863 2.30pm, numbered ‘114’, pen, ink and watercolour and inscribed with notes, 33 x 49cm. The Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum Oxford label verso. Mallam’s Oxford.
Edward Lear, Potamos. Inscribed (in ink over pencil) in Greek, dated 21. May. 5.P.M. 1863 and numbered 189. 32 x 48cm. Lawrences.