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Edward Lear, Two Pictures of Monte Generoso (1881-82)

Edward Lear, Mount Generoso – a “Bella Vista.” Inscribed with title and dated l.l.: 5.30 pm/9 Sept 1881. Pen and sepia ink, 10 by 17 cm. Harry Moore-Gwyn. Edward Lear, Monte Generoso. Inscribed and dated in ink l.r.: M.Generoso/5 pm/15 July 1882and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Castle with a Waterfall

Edward Lear, Castle by a waterfall with a mountain beyond. Heightened watercolour and black chalk, mounted unframed, 11.5cm x 7.5cm. Provenance Christie’s 6/12/2008 lot 181. The Saleroom.

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New Bibliography

Dubois, Martin. “Edward Lear’s India and the Colonial Production of Nonsense.” Victorian Studies 61.1 (2018): 35-59. Williams, James. “The Whole Situation.” Cambridge Quarterly 47.4 (2018). 387-394. (A review of Uglow’s Mr Lear). Rizal, Sarif Syamsu. “Actantial Models in the owl … Continue reading

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Presentazione del libro Edward Lear: Visioni inedite della Costa di Amalfi

A post in Italian, once in a while. Se siete dalle parti di Amalfi non prdetevi la presentazione del libro sui dipinti di Edward Lear realizzati nella zona: organizzato dal Centro di Cultura e Storia Amalfintana, saranno presenti il prof. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Tor Sant’Eusebio (1845)

Edward Lear, Tor Saint Eusebio. Titled and dated 13th February 1845. Pen, ink and watercolour on buff paper. 11.5 x 39.5cm; 4½ x 15½in. The Saleroom. There are two more pictures of the same subject with the same date at Houghton: 1, 2.

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Edward Lear, Landscape with Ruin (1846)

Desert landscape with ruin. Signed and dated 1846. Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 12.5 x 23cm; 5 x 9in. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Lake Nemi

Edward Lear, Lake Nemi. Inscribed with artist’s colour notes in pencil. Pencil on buff paper. 23.5 x 40.5 cm (9 1/4 x 16 inches). Provenance With Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, Old Bond Street; Christopher Fry and thence by descent. The Saleroom. Lear … Continue reading

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