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Edward Lear, Monte Casale Sacromonte (1879)

Edward Lear, Monte Casale Sacromonte. 1879, numbered 3, pen and inks, 32 x 49cm. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Mount Etna at Sunset (1864)

Edward Lear, Mount Etna at Sunset. Inscribed ‘Etna 5 June 7pm 1864’ and with colour notes, numbered (183) l.r., pen and brown ink and watercolour. 6.7 x 27cm. Provenance With the Fine Art Society, London, 1962. Probably drawn while getting … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Castel Giubileo (?)

Edward Lear, Castel Giubileo (?). Dated, Jan 7th 1845/brown ink, 21.5cm x 38cm. The Saleroom.

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Per la Calabria selvaggia: 109 previously unpublished drawings by EDward Lear

Raffaele Gaetano, author of another interesting booklet on Edward Lear, Senza ombre di cerimonie. Sull’ospitalità nei «Diari di viaggio in Calabria» di Edward Lear, which by the way contains some of the recipes of the peculiar dishes offered to Lear … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Landscape near Tivoli (1840)

Edward Lear, Landscape near Tivoli (Lunghezza). Pencil, inscribed and dated 8th of May 1840, 8.5″ x 16″, Provenance: Agnew’s Exhibition and Abbot and Holder. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Castel San Niceto, Calabria

Edward Lear, Castel San Niceto, Calabria. Signed with monogram (lower right) and inscribed ‘Castel San Nocito’ [sic] (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on paper. 4 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (12 x 18.5 cm.) Provenance with The … Continue reading

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Two Paintings of the Campagna by Edward Lear

Edward Lear, The Campagna di Roma taken from Cervara. Signed with monogram (lower left); signed, inscribed and dated ‘The Campagna di Roma taken from… of Cervara,/looking East to the Sabine Hills/Painted from drawings made on the spot in 1859, 1860; … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Corpo di Cava & Vietri sul mare (1838)

We missed these nice pictures, early experiments in oil on paper by Lear, when preparing the Amalfi catalogue. Edward Lear, Corpo di Cava. Inscribed ‘Corpo di Cava’ and dated ’25 July 1838′. Pencil drawing of mother and child on reverse. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Genoa (1864)

Edward Lear, View of Genoa. Pen and brown ink and brown, pink and blue wash. 23 Decenmber 1864.

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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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