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Edward Lear, Waterlily

Edward Lear, Study of a Waterlily. Signed E. Lear (lr). Watercolor on paper. 5 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches. Provenance The Little Gallery, London Ellinor Newsom, sister of the artist Doyle.

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Two Essays and a Lecture

Ekaterina Shatalova sent me two PDF file containing an interesting article on Edward Lear’s Russian illustrators and her Master’s thesis: Russian_Illustrators_of_Edward_Lear Illustrating Nonsense Lear and the Shock of the New Meanwhile, Robert Peck’s lecture on The Remarkable Nature of Edward … Continue reading

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Two Italian Pictures by Edward Lear

As part of London Art Week, Karen Taylor is organizing an exhibition that will include, together with seral other interesting Italian landscapes, two Lears I have not yet posted here. Edward Lear, Tivoli. Inscribed and dated l.l.:  Tivoli May 7 …1838, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Hey, Diddle, Diddle (a New Version)

Edward Lear, “The little dog laughed to see such sport.” Pen and brown ink on laid paper watermarked with Britannia. 16.2 by 20.3 cm., 6 1/4 by 8 in. Provenance With Gooden and Fox, London (pre-1973); Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) Lear … Continue reading

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Learite Bookplate

André Raffalovich’s bookplate by Austin Osman Spare. From the following auction: Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions – Wednesday 30th January 2019 Beardsley (Aubrey) A Book of Fifty Drawings, with an Iconography by Aymer Vallance, [one of 500 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Works in Public Collections

Stephen Duckworth has sent me the results of his and Rowena Fowler’s world-wide search for paintings, watercolours and drawings by Edward Lear which can be admired in public collections. The document, which is too long and complex to be published … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Moving Lines

Jasmine Jagger’s “Moving Lines” on Lear’s relationship to the Tennysons is published in this month’s Apollo, you can download a pdf copy from the Knowing Edward Lear website.

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