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Edward Lear, Coloured Views in the Seven Ionian Islands

From a coloured copy of Views in the Seven Ionian Islands (1863). folio (497 x 333 mm). (λίγα στίγματα οξείδωσης στον τίτλο). Λιθόγραφος τίτλος με βινιέτα και 20 λιθογραφίες χαραγμένες από τον Lear με βάση σχέδιά του, ΟΛΕΣ ΕΠΙΧΡΩΜΑΤΙΣΜΕΝΕΣ ΜΕ … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, S. Gregorio & Tivoli

Edward Lear, Tivoli and San Gregorio, a pair, the first inscribed ‘Tivoli’ (lower left); the other inscribed and dated ‘S.Grigorio [sic]/23rd April’ (lower left). Pen and ink and wash, heightened with white. The first 7 x 17.2cm (2 3/4 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Turbìa (1864)

Edward Lear, Turbìa (La Turbie in southeastern France, 31 December 1864. Watercolour and ink with traces of pencil. 36 x 53.5cm. Erroneously titled “Turkish Landscape, Dec. 1864” at MutualArt.

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Reviews of the Ikon Exhibition: Edward Lear Moment by Moment

I’m starting a tour of Wales &c. today and will be away for a couple of weeks, but I want to recommend again the Ikon exhibition in Birmingham, and in particular the great catalogue, with essays by Matthew Bevis, Jenny … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Civita d’Antino (1844)

Edward Lear, Civita d’Antino Pencil, chalk and white heightening. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1844. 6.5×11.25 inches. Framed: 15.5×19 inches. Illustrated Edward Lear, ‘Excursions in Italy’, 1846, plate 20. Provenance John Scandrett Harford (1787-1866), who first met Lear in Italy in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pietra Secca (1844)

Edward Lear, Pietra Secca (erroneously titled “Pietra Sella” in the auction page). Signed and dated ‘E Lear 1844’ l.r. and inscribed with title l.l., pencil and charcoal  heightened with white 17 x 12cm Provenance: The Estate of Sir Jack and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Black Mountain, Cephalonia (1863)

Edward Lear, The Black Mountain, Cephalonia Signed, inscribed and dated ‘Black Mountain/16 May 1863/6.30a.m. 168’ l.r., pen and ink and watercolour 32 x 48cm. invaluable. Also see: 1, 2.

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Edward Lear Symposium at Ikon Gallery

It has now been confirmed that the symposium will be streamed on YouTube. The link is already active and displays a countdown to the start of  the stream. You now have no excuse to miss it, even if you are … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Thebes (1848)

Edward Lear, Thebes. Inscribed and dated ‘Thebes.July 4.1848’ (lower left), inscribed and dated ‘Thebes/4 July 1848’ (lower right), variously annotated throughout. Pen and ink and watercolour heightened with white. 23.5 x 43cm (9 1/4 x 16 15/16in). Provenance With Spink … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Santa Maura (1863)

Edward Lear, Santa Maura. Inscribed and dated ‘Santa. Maura./Βασιλικῆ/19. April.1863’ (lower right), variously annotated throughout, with collector’s stamp (upper right). Pen and ink and watercolour heightened with white. 36 x 52.5cm (14 3/16 x 20 11/16in). Provenance With P & … Continue reading

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