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Two Italian Pictures by Edward Lear

As part of London Art Week, Karen Taylor is organizing an exhibition that will include, together with seral other interesting Italian landscapes, two Lears I have not yet posted here. Edward Lear, Tivoli. Inscribed and dated l.l.:  Tivoli May 7 …1838, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Capri from Massa (three stages, 1838-1840)

Edward Lear, Near Massa. First sketch, 22 August 1838. Edward Lear, Capri from near Massa. Second version, 1839. Signed and dated ‘Edward Lear del 1839’ (lower right) and titled (lower left). Pencil, charcoal and watercolour. 43.2 x 26.7cm (17 x 10 1/2in). This … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (?), Seaford (1841)

Edward Lear, Seaford Looking towards Newhaven. Pencil, ink and watercolour. Seaford, looking towards Newhaven. Inscribed ’18 Sep/41′ 7.25 x 11.75in. I have some doubts about the authenticisty of this one, the handwriting on the picture does not look like his, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Citara (1844)

Edward Lear, Citara. Pen ink and wash over . ‘Citara 14th June 1844.’ Inscribed and dated, studio stamp 10 x 17.75in. Provenance Ex-John R. Baddeley Collection The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Lake Lugano from Monte Generoso

Edward Lear, Lake Lugano from Monte Generoso. Signed with monogramme (lower left) and inscribed verso No I / Lake Lugano Watercolour over pencil heightened with white. 12.4 x 18.7cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in). The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Orvieto

Edward Lear (after), A View of the cathedral in Orvieto. From volume II of The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Italy from the Time of Constantine to the Fifteenth Century. With an Introduction and Text by Henry Gally Knight Esq.r F.R.S F.S.A. … 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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