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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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Edward Lear, Bethany

Edward Lear, Bethany. Signed bottom left and titled bottom right, watercolor with brown ink on paper laid down to mat at edges. Image: 6 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (15.6 x 23.2cm), sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 1/16 in. (26.7 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Plains of Bethany

Edward Lear, The Plains of Bethany. Signed with monogram (lower left). Oil on canvas. 9 ½ x 18 3/8 in. (24.1 x 47.6 cm.) Jerusalem, with its powerful biblical associations, was the goal of many artist-travellers to the Near East in the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount Lebanon (1866)

Edward Lear, Mount Lebanon. Signed with monogram (lower right). Oil on canvas, in the artist’s original frame. 15 ¼ x 27 5/8 in. (39 x 70 cm.) Painted in 1866. Leaving Jerusalem in 1858, Lear travelled to Lebanon, arriving in Beirut on 11 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem Beyond

Edward Lear, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem beyond. Signed with monogram (lower right). Watercolour and bodycolour. 9.5 x 19.5cm (3 3/4 x 7 11/16in). Edward Lear travelled to Jerusalem from Corfu and arrived on 27 March 1858. His diary … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jericho (1865)

Edward Lear, Jericho. Signed with monogram, inscribed ‘JCS’ and dated ‘1865’ l.r. Watercolour and bodycolour. 17.7 x 25.2 cm. (7 x 10 in.) Catherine Symonds, a gift from the artist; By descent to H.J. Vaughan; Christie’s London, 26 April 1963, lot … Continue reading

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