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Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna, a Villa and Aqueduct in the Distance

Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna, a Villa and Aqueduct in the Distance. Signed lower left: E. Lear. Inscribed with inventory number lower right: 184 . Oil on canvas. 19 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2  by 15 5/8  … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum from a Terrace (1841)

Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum from a Terrace. Signed and dated lower right: 14 / E. Lear f. 1841. Oil on canvas. 27.3 by 37.4 cm.; 10 3/4  by 14 3/4  in. Provenance Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, From S. Giov: Laterano, Roma (1839)

Edward Lear, From S. Giovanni in Laterano, 1839. Signed and dated Edward Lear. del. 1839. lower left and inscribed with the title lower right. Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 7 5/8 by 16 1/2 in. 19.4 by 41.9 cm. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Acropolis, Athens (1848)

Edward Lear, The Acropolis, Athens. Pen and brown ink and watercolor, heightened with white on gray paper; inscribed, dated and numbered, lower right: athens – / 5.6. / 9 June. / 1848 / 9. 311 by 508 mm; 12 1/4  by … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of the Ponte Rotto, Rome (1839)

Edward Lear, View of the Ponte Rotto, Rome. Pencil, heightened with white; inscribed, signed and dated, lower right: Ponte Rotto Roma. / Edward Lear.del. 1839. Provenance Lord Stanley of Alderley, thence by descent; H.D. Lyon, London; with Eugene Thaw, New York, where acquired in 1976 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Goats in the Campagna, near Rome (1839)

Edward Lear, Goats in the Campagna, near Rome. Black chalk, heightened with white; signed lower right: Edward Lear del. / Roma. 1839 . Sotheby’s.

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Edward Lear, Kalama (1857)

Edward Lear, Kalama. Inscribed with title and dated ‘April 6, 1857’, also annotated with notes in brown ink pen, inks and watercolour. 22 x 31cm. Provenance Fine Art Society, March 1946. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore

Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore. Inscribed, dated and numbered ’18 – 20. Novr 1865. 3.30-4.30.PM./(43)’ (lower right). Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of pencil, 30 x 49.5cm (11 13/16 x 19 1/2in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Got a gondola for … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Orange Grove, Corfu (1863)

Edward Lear, Orange grove, Corfu. Inscribed and dated ‘Corfu/March.30.1863/Φλαρέλλο./oranges-far-gleam like fireflies/in the shade.’ (lower left); annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour, 31.8 x 49.3cm (12 1/2 x 19 7/16in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Oranges – far – gleam like fireflies in the shade. (Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige

Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige. Signed with monogram (lower right); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower left). Watercolour, 9.7 x 20cm (3 13/16 x 7 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits … Continue reading

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