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Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome

Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome, Italy. Signed twice with monogram and indistinctly dated ’18[?]’ (lower right) and inscribed and numbered ‘6 SORACTE. [sic.]/Brock.6. Corso d’Italia Rome.’ (on the stretcher). Oil on canvas. 9 ½ x 18 ½ in. (24.1 … 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, Capri from Massa (three stages, 1838-1840)

Edward Lear, Near Massa. First sketch, 22 August 1838. Edward Lear, Capri from near Massa. Second version, 1839. Signed and dated ‘Edward Lear del 1839’ (lower right) and titled (lower left). Pencil, charcoal and watercolour. 43.2 x 26.7cm (17 x 10 1/2in). This … Continue reading

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Civitella Gazette

BM 1975,0920.13. ©Trustees of the British Museum Penry Williams, “Civitella Gazette”, view of the Serpentara; a group of artists, including Samuel and Hannah Palmer and Albin Martin, sketching in a landscape. 1839 Pen and brown ink. “Mr. Lear” is the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Cervo, Imperia, Italy (1882)

Edward Lear, Cervo, Imperia, Italy. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1882’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Cérvo./ 27 Decbr. 1881′ (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour. 10 7/8 x 21 in. (27.7 x 53.4 cm.) Provenance Francis … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lago di Nemi

Edward Lear, Lago di Nemi. Pencil. Inscribed with colour notes by the artist. Exhibited Agnews. Abbot and Holder.

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Midsummer Readings

Jagger, Jasmine. “Lear’s Tears.” Victorian Poetry 57.1 (2019). 101-129. And: Jagger, Jasmine. “The Endlessness of Alice.” The Cambridge Quarterly 45.1 (2016). 91-97. Caniglia, Maria Rossana, and Maria Concetta Fiorillo. “Disegno e narrazione in alcune vedute calabresi di Edward Lear.” ArcHistoR EXTRA … Continue reading

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