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Edward Lear, Two Paintings of the Roman Campagna, 1842

Edward Lear, The Tomb of Cecilia Metella on the Via Appia, Rome. Edward Lear, The Tor di Schiavi on the Via Labicana, Rome. The former signed l.l.: 1842 / Ed Lear the latter signed l.r.:E.Lear.1842. A pair, both oil on canvas. Each … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso (1878)

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil; inscribed both in pen and brown ink and pencil lower left: Monte Generoso / July 24. 1878 / 5 pm / & Aug 5 5.30. Aug 7. – 4.5 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna with Travellers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance (1841)

Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna with Travellers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance. Signed and dated lower left: E. Lear/ 1841. Oil on canvas. 9 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2  by 15 5/8  in. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum with the Temple of Venus (1841)

Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum with the Temple of Venus. Signed and dated lower left: 13 / E. Lear f. 1841. Oil on canvas. 27.3 by 37.5 cm.; 10 3/4  by 14 3/4  in. Provenance Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna, a Villa and Aqueduct in the Distance

Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna, a Villa and Aqueduct in the Distance. Signed lower left: E. Lear. Inscribed with inventory number lower right: 184 . Oil on canvas. 19 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2  by 15 5/8  … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum from a Terrace (1841)

Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum from a Terrace. Signed and dated lower right: 14 / E. Lear f. 1841. Oil on canvas. 27.3 by 37.4 cm.; 10 3/4  by 14 3/4  in. Provenance Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, From S. Giov: Laterano, Roma (1839)

Edward Lear, From S. Giovanni in Laterano, 1839. Signed and dated Edward Lear. del. 1839. lower left and inscribed with the title lower right. Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 7 5/8 by 16 1/2 in. 19.4 by 41.9 cm. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of the Ponte Rotto, Rome (1839)

Edward Lear, View of the Ponte Rotto, Rome. Pencil, heightened with white; inscribed, signed and dated, lower right: Ponte Rotto Roma. / Edward Lear.del. 1839. Provenance Lord Stanley of Alderley, thence by descent; H.D. Lyon, London; with Eugene Thaw, New York, where acquired in 1976 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Goats in the Campagna, near Rome (1839)

Edward Lear, Goats in the Campagna, near Rome. Black chalk, heightened with white; signed lower right: Edward Lear del. / Roma. 1839 . Sotheby’s.

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Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore

Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore. Inscribed, dated and numbered ’18 – 20. Novr 1865. 3.30-4.30.PM./(43)’ (lower right). Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of pencil, 30 x 49.5cm (11 13/16 x 19 1/2in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Got a gondola for … Continue reading

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