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Two Edward Lear Pictures on eBay

Edward Lear, An Antique British Interior Sketch Signed E.L. Dated Jan 1st 1868. 6.75 x 5.55 inches the sheet. [I think I should know, but can’t remember what the object on the left is; can anyone remind me? Marco] eBay. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Black Mountain, Cephalonia

Edward Lear, Black Mountain, Cephalonia. Watercolor on wove paper, circa 1863. 260×360 mm; 10 1/4×14 1/4 inches. Initialed and titled in pencil, lower right recto, and annotated “4” in pencil, upper left recto. Provenance Private collection, Massachusetts. invaluable.

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Edward Lear. Bedouin Soldiers on a Hillside

Edward Lear, Bedouin Soldiers Resting on a Hillside. Pen and brown ink on wove paper. 117×188 mm; 4 3/4×7 1/2 inches. Signed in ink, lower left recto. Provenance Private collection, Chicago. invaluable.

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Edward Lear, Saint Moritz, Switzerland

Edward Lear, Saint Moritz, Switzerland, watercolour on grey paper, depicting a panoramic landscape, with a village nestling at the foot of a range of snow-topped mountains, trees in the foreground to the left, and clouds gathering overhead, annotated in brown ink … Continue reading

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Per la Calabria selvaggia: 109 previously unpublished drawings by EDward Lear

Raffaele Gaetano, author of another interesting booklet on Edward Lear, Senza ombre di cerimonie. Sull’ospitalità nei «Diari di viaggio in Calabria» di Edward Lear, which by the way contains some of the recipes of the peculiar dishes offered to Lear … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount Delphi (1849)

Edward Lear, Mount Delphi. Signed and dated with multiple inscriptions: (bottom left) “Sunset 5. / 20. am. Mount Delphi from Livadia –  & Copias (an important former lake, drained in the late 19th century; it features in other Lear drawings, not ACOFUIS) April … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Hephaistion (1848)

Edward Lear, Hephaistion (incorrectly described as “The Acropolis” in the Auction web page). With seated figures in the foreground. On paper. Signed and dated. Inscribed: “Athens / June 10th 1848”. (reverse) Thomas Agnew & Sons label: “no 36717”; “no 75 … Continue reading

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The Limerick Man: Lear in Ireland

This Sunday, at 6 pm and free thereafter to listen to online, on the Lyric Feature on RTÉ lyric fm, Sara Lodge, author of the recent Inventing Edward Lear, presents The Limerick Man – the story of Edward Lear, and the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of the Acropolis and the temple of Hephaistos, Athens (1848)

Edward Lear, View of the Acropolis and the temple of Hephaistos, Athens. Pen and brown ink and watercolor over pencil, heightened with white; inscribed lower right: Athens – from the West / June 5-6-7- 1848 / 5; further inscribed with extensive … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Fort of Ile Sainte Marguerite, Cannes (1865)

Edward Lear, Fort of Ile Sainte Marguerite, Cannes. Pen and brown ink and watercolor, heightened with white; inscribed and dated lower  right: Fort of Isle Sante Marguerite / Cannes. 1.30 P.M. 10 april. 1865 / (131), and  elsewhere with extensive color … Continue reading

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