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Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi (1847)

Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi. Pencil, pen and ink with wash, heightened with white. 497 × 343 mm. (19 ⅝ × 13 ½ in.). Signed, inscribed and dated: “8 August 1847”. Lear travelled in Calabria in 1847. The lithograph … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Civita Castellana (1843)

Edward Lear, Civita Castellana, 1843. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Titled and dated (lower left). 8 ½ x 13 ½ inches. Provenance Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London Acquired directly from the above by the present owner, 1983 Property from … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (attrib.), Palermo

Edward Lear, Palermo. Pencil. 10x15cm. Rosebarys. The lot includes two more pictures, clearly not by Lear, one of them is nice:

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Edward Lear, The Grand Canal looking towards the Rialto Bridge, Venice (1865)

Edward Lear, The Grand Canal looking towards the Rialto Bridge, Venice. Pen and brown ink and watercolor over pencil; dated lower right: 13 November 1865 (2.pm), extensively inscribed with the artist’s color notes. 352 by 504 mm; 13 7/8 by 19 7/8 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pentedatilo

Edward Lear, Pentedatilo, Calabria, Italy. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; signed with the artist’s monogram lower left. 164 by 257 mm. Lear travelled through Calabria in southern Italy in 1847, and he recorded in his journal upon his arrival in late … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo (1867)

Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo. Signed and dated May 21, 1867, and extensively inscribed, mixed media, 10.5cm by 20cm. Tennants. See also.

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Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna

Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna. Oil on canvas, 23.2 x 32.6 cm, framed, slightly damaged. Provenance: Directly from the artist by inheritance to the great-great-grandfather of the present owner; Private Collection United States of America. Catalogued and illustrated in: … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ponte Rotto

Edward Lear, Ponte Rotto, Rome. Indistinctly inscribed (lower left) and further inscribed ‘The sketch/ on the other side/ taken from below the Ponte Rotto – a bit/ of which is on the left corner.’ (verso) pencil, pen and brown ink … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Tor San Eusebio (1845)

Edward Lear, Tor San Eusebio. Inscribed and dated ‘Tor Sant’Eusebio./ 13th. February 1845.’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes.

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Edward Lear, Figures Loading a Barge (1837)

Edward Lear, Figures Loading a Barge. Signed ‘Edward Lear del’ (lower left), dated ‘Oct. 1837’ (lower right) and numbered 53.W. (lower right).

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