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Edward Lear, Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile (1871)

Edward Lear, Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile. Signed with initials lower left; inscribed Bab el Kalabshe on the Nile on the overlap; inscribed, signed and dated Bab el Kalabshe. on the Nile / Edward Lear / 1871 on a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Temple of Agrigento

Edward Lear, Temple of Agrigento. Signed and indistinctly dated ‘Edwd Lear. May 28, 184…’ (lower center); inscribed ‘Agrigento’ (lower right). Oil over pencil on paper, laid on canvas. 131⁄8 x 20 in. (33.3 x 50.8 cm.) Provenance with Thomas Agnew … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount Sinai (1853)

Edward Lear, Mount Sinai. Inscribed, signed and dated MT. SINAI E. Lear 1853 lower right. Oil on canvas, circular. Unframed: 58.5cm., 23in. diameter. Framed: 69 by 69cm., 27¼ by 27¼in. Provenance Bought from the artist by Thomas Gambier Parry. Leger Galleries, London, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Pyramids Road (or, have you got a million?)

Edward Lear, The Pyramids Road, Gizeh. Signed with monogram and dated EL.1873 lower left. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 53 by 104cm., 21 by 41in. Provenance Commissioned by Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl Northbrook before 1872 The Fine Art Society, by whom sold to … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna

Edward Lear, Ruins in the Campagna. Oil on canvas, 23.2 x 32.6 cm, framed, slightly damaged. Provenance: Directly from the artist by inheritance to the great-great-grandfather of the present owner; Private Collection United States of America. Catalogued and illustrated in: … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Two Paintings of the Roman Campagna, 1842

Edward Lear, The Tomb of Cecilia Metella on the Via Appia, Rome. Edward Lear, The Tor di Schiavi on the Via Labicana, Rome. The former signed l.l.: 1842 / Ed Lear the latter signed l.r.:E.Lear.1842. A pair, both oil on canvas. Each … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna with Travellers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance (1841)

Edward Lear, A View of the Roman Campagna with Travellers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance. Signed and dated lower left: E. Lear/ 1841. Oil on canvas. 9 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2  by 15 5/8  in. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum with the Temple of Venus (1841)

Edward Lear, Rome, A View of the Forum with the Temple of Venus. Signed and dated lower left: 13 / E. Lear f. 1841. Oil on canvas. 27.3 by 37.5 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, 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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