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Edward Lear, Assiut on the Nile, Egypt. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; inscribed with artist’s colour notes, unframed. 138 by 312 mm. Provenance Sale, London, Bonham’s, 8 June 2004, lot 58; with James Mackinnon. Having initially travelled to Egypt in 1849, … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo. Signed and dated May 21, 1867, and extensively inscribed, mixed media, 10.5cm by 20cm. Tennants. See also.
Edward Lear, La Piana, Corsica. Ink and watercolour. Titled and dated 11 May 1868 5am-6am lower left, numbered 185 lower right and variously annotated. 35 x 53cm (13¾ x 20¾ in.) Provenance Pawsey and Payne Ltd., London Edward Lear travelled to Corsica in … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Grosseto, Corsica. Ink and watercolour. Titled and dated 3 May 1868 5:30am lower left, numbered 165 lower right and variously annotated. 33.5 x 51cm (13 x 20 in.) Provenance Pawsey & Payne Ltd., London Edward Lear travelled to Corsica … Continue reading
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
Edward Lear, Ponte Rotto, Rome. Indistinctly inscribed (lower left) and further inscribed ‘The sketch/ on the other side/ taken from below the Ponte Rotto – a bit/ of which is on the left corner.’ (verso) pencil, pen and brown ink … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Tor San Eusebio. Inscribed and dated ‘Tor Sant’Eusebio./ 13th. February 1845.’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes.
Edward Lear, Figures Loading a Barge. Signed ‘Edward Lear del’ (lower left), dated ‘Oct. 1837’ (lower right) and numbered 53.W. (lower right).
Edward Lear, A Tower in the Campagna, Rome. Signed and dated ‘Edward Lear. del./ 1846.’ (lower right).
Edward Lear, Mount Parnes from Varnava, Greece Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Mt. Parnes, from Varnava./ 16. June. 1868/ (39.)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour 10 ¼ x … Continue reading