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Edward Lear, Ascalon, Palestine

Edward Lear, Ascalon, Palestine. Watercolour over pencil, heightened with touches of bodycolour; signed with monogram lower right. 105 by 205 mm. Provenance John, Lord D’Ayton (1922-2003); thence by descent to the present owners. The sculptor Thomas Woolner (1825-1892) believed that … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Baalbek, Lebanon (1858 / 1862)

Edward Lear, Baalbek, Lebanon. Watercolour over pencil heightened with touches of bodycolour; signed with monogram and dated twice, lower left: 1858 / 1862. 180 by 370 mm. Provenance Mrs Ashton; Miss Lupton, Leeds; thence by family descent, until 1992; with Agnew’s, London, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Gorge at Wady Barada, Lebanon (1858)

Edward Lear, The Gorge at Wady Barada, Lebanon. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil, on grey paper; inscribed, lower right: Suk Wady Barada / 25 May 1858 / (215), and further inscribed with colour notes. 365 by 525 mm. Provenance … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Masada from the Dead Sea

Edward Lear, Masada from the Dead Sea. Signed with monogram (lower right) pencil, pen and brown and blue ink and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour 7 1/8 x 15 in. (18.1 x 38.1 cm.) Provenance With the Redfern Gallery, London, where … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount of Olives (1867)

Edward Lear, Mount of Olives. Inscribed and dated ‘Mount of Olives./4.30. PM. 10 April 1867.’ (lower left); numbered ‘(31)’ (lower right); annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of pencil. 24 x 50cm (9 7/16 x 19 11/16in). Provenance Craddock & Barnard, London. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Damascus (1858)

Edward Lear, Damascus. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Damascus. 28 May 1858. (217)’ (lower right); annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of pencil. 19.4 x 55.2cm (7 5/8 x 21 3/4in). Provenance Craddock & Barnard, London. Private collection, UK. Having visited Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jaffa (1858)

Edward Lear, Jaffa. Inscribed l.r.: Jaffa and dated March 26 1858. Watercolour over pen and ink and pencil, 4.5 by 12.5 cm. Provenance Sotheby’s, London, 16 July 1992, lot 165 Lear’s trip to the Middle East in the Spring of 1858 resulted in several impressive … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives

Edward Lear, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. Signed with monogram l.l. Pencil and watercolour heightened with white. 17 by 37cm., 6¾ by 14½in. After leaving Corfu by the spring of 1858, Lear visited Jerusalem. He arrived during Holy Week and immediately began … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jaffa (1858)

Edward Lear, Jaffa. Inscribed Jaffa and dated March 26:1858 (in ink over pencil), watercolour with pen and ink over pencil. 4.5 x 12.5cm. Provenance London, Sothebys, July 16th 1992, lot 165; Collection of Anthony Jenning The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Jericho (1865)

Edward Lear, Jericho. Signed with monogram ‘EL’ and inscribed and dated ‘JCS/1865’ (lower right). Graphite, watercolor and bodycolor. 6 7/8 x 9 in. (17.6 x 24.8 cm). Provenance Catherine Symonds, a gift from the artist and by descent to Dame … Continue reading

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