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Edward Lear, Cefalù from Bagheria

Edward Lear, Cefalu from Bagheria, Sicily. Pencil, open and ink. Annotated by the artist. Lear was in Sicily in May 1847. 12×18 inches. Framed: 25.5×20.5 inches. Abbott and Holder.

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Edward Lear, View of the Roman Campagna (1867)

Edward Lear, A Veiw of the Roman Campagna. Dated ’24 March 1867′ l.l., pencil and pen and ink. 9 x 33cm. Provenance: The Priory, Walsham-le-Willows. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Terranova, Sicily (1847)

Edward Lear, Terranova, Sicily. Inscribed and and dated ‘June 5 1847’ twice and numbered 105, with further annotations, pen and brown ink over pencil. 21.5 x 34cm Provenance: The Tim Wonnacott Collection. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear Visits the Baths of Titus

Edward Lear, ‘Baths of Titus’. Pencil, pen and ink. Inscribed and dated, Feb. 4 (18)40. 3.5×5 inches. These should be the Roman Baths of Titus. Lear mentions what I think are different Baths of Titus near Civita Ducale, which he visited … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Italian Hill-Top Town

Edward Lear, Landscape of an Italian hill-top town. Ca. 1838, unsigned. Pen and black ink, gouache, over pencil, on blue wove paper, 104 x 160 mm. (4″ x 6.25″), inscribed verso “117/ upright/Top,” corners trimmed by the artist, the sheet … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Middle Eastern Landscape

Edward Lear, Middle Eastern landscape with figure approaching a ruined tower and classical columns in the distance, signed with monogram, and dated 1873, watercolour with scratching out, 10 x 20cm; and companion, a pair (2). [This one might well be a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Abetone (1883)

Edward Lear, Abetone. Inscribed Abetone/ 19. August/ 1883 3.15pm in pencil and in ink. Watercolour with pen and ink 9.2 x 16.5cm. Abetone lies 80km north west of Florence, in Tuscany. UKAuctioneers.com.

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