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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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Edward Lear, Civita Castellana (1843)

Edward Lear, Civita Castellana, 1843. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Titled and dated (lower left). 8 ½ x 13 ½ inches. Provenance Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London Acquired directly from the above by the present owner, 1983 Property from … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (attrib.), Palermo

Edward Lear, Palermo. Pencil. 10x15cm. Rosebarys. The lot includes two more pictures, clearly not by Lear, one of them is nice:

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Edward Lear, The Grand Canal looking towards the Rialto Bridge, Venice (1865)

Edward Lear, The Grand Canal looking towards the Rialto Bridge, Venice. Pen and brown ink and watercolor over pencil; dated lower right: 13 November 1865 (2.pm), extensively inscribed with the artist’s color notes. 352 by 504 mm; 13 7/8 by 19 7/8 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pentedatilo

Edward Lear, Pentedatilo, Calabria, Italy. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; signed with the artist’s monogram lower left. 164 by 257 mm. Lear travelled through Calabria in southern Italy in 1847, and he recorded in his journal upon his arrival in late … Continue reading

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