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Edward Lear, Mount Generoso, Switzerland (1881-1882)

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.

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Edward Lear, Bissone (1878)

Edward Lear, View of Bissone, Lake Lugano, Switzerland. Inscribed with title, colour notes and dated “10.15 to 11 a.m. / 17 August 1878” lower left pen, brown ink and blue wash 31 x 51cm (12 x 20in). Provenance Michael Spratt, English … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of Mendrisio (1878)

Edward Lear, A view of Mendrisio, Switzerland. Inscribed and dated ‘Mendrisio/6 AM, July 3, 1878’ (lower right). Watercolour and ink, unframed. 9 x 15cm (3 9/16 x 5 7/8in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso, Switzerland. Inscribed and dated ‘Mte Generoso/10.30.AM/10. August 1878/& 14 August 1878/9.AM.’ (lower left) and extensively inscribed with colour and topographical notes, and numbered ’12’ (verso). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 15¼ x 22 in. … Continue reading

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