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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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Edward Lear, Via Nomentana (1848)

Edward Lear, Via Nomentana. Landscape with solitary tower. Inscribed ‘pale blue’ (upper right), indistinctly inscribed and dated ‘—/—.24.1848’ (lower right). Pencil. 15.5 x 35.5cm (6 1/8 x 14in). [Date is March.24.1848. I read “Via Nomentana” in the Roman Campagna. Francesco De Luca confirms that … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, An Ancient Tomb in the Roman campagna (1839)

Edward Lear, An ancient tomb in the Roman campagna. Signed ‘Edward Lear. del.’ (lower left) and dated ‘1839’ (lower right). Graphite heightened with touches of white, on buff paper. 5 ½ x 9 ¼ in. (13.8 x 23.3 cm). Christie’s.

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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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