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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.
Jasmine Jagger’s “Moving Lines” on Lear’s relationship to the Tennysons is published in this month’s Apollo, you can download a pdf copy from the Knowing Edward Lear website.
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.
Edward Lear, Mount Generoso, Switzerland. Two, both signed and inscribed, one dated ‘5.30pm, 9 Sept. 1881’, the other ‘5pm, 15 July 1882’, pen and brown ink over pencil. 10 x 17cm (2) Provenance: The Tim Wonnacott Collection. The Saleroom.
Edward Lear, Terranova, Sicily. Inscribed and and dated ‘June 5 1847’ twice and numbered 105, with further annotations, pen and brown ink over pencil. 21.5 x 34cm Provenance: The Tim Wonnacott Collection. The Saleroom.
Edward Lear, El Koorneh, Egypt. Titled and dated ’19.Feby, 1854′ lower left and with annotations pencil, pen and brown ink and wash on off-white paper 12 x 42.50cm (5 x 17in). Provenance Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, 7 King Street, … Continue reading