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Edward Lear, Santa Maura (1863)

Edward Lear, Santa Maura. Inscribed and dated ‘Santa. Maura./Βασιλικῆ/19. April.1863’ (lower right), variously annotated throughout, with collector’s stamp (upper right). Pen and ink and watercolour heightened with white. 36 x 52.5cm (14 3/16 x 20 11/16in). Provenance With P & … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania (1857)

Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania. Inscribed and dated ‘Nemertska from Kouzza/15 April 1857’ (lower left), variously annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour. 32.5 x 52cm (12 13/16 x 20 1/2in). Provenance Lady Shaw. Thence by descent. Anon. sale, Bonhams, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s “Sicilian Giro”

Giuliana Randazzo’s book contains a large collection of landscape pictures, often never before published, drawn by Edward Lear during his two Sicilian trips in 1842 and 1847. As far as I can see it is only available from amazon.it.

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Edward Lear, View of the Castello Caetani and the hill-town of Sermoneta (1872)

Edward Lear, View of the Castello Caetani and the hill-town of Sermoneta, Lazio, Italy. Signed and dated ‘Edward Lear. del. 1872./(Feb 3. 1840)’ (lower left). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour. 6 1⁄2 x 10 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Philae (1854)

Edward Lear, Philae, Egypt, 1854. Pen and brown ink and watercolour. 294 by 492 mm. Mutualart.

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Edward Lear, Mt. Etna (1847)

Edward Lear, Mount Etna, Sicily. June 1847. Pen and brown ink and wash over pencil; 243 by 403 mm.

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Edward Lear, On the Nile, opposite El Ouasta (1867)

Edward Lear, On the Nile, opposite El Ouasta, Egypt January 1867. Pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white; 62 by 206 mm. Mutualart.

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Edward Lear, Karnak (1854)

Edward Lear, Eygpt; ‘Karnak’. Pen, ink and watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, ‘Feb 15 1854’. 6×19.5 inches. Framed: 27.5×14.5 inches. Provenance Sir Eric Maclagan and by descent; A and H, 2013; a private collection. Abbott and Holder.

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R. Gaetano’s Books on Edward Lear’s Calabria

Raffaele Gaetano has just published his third book on Edward Lear, Cronache di un viaggio a piedi nella Calabria del 1847. After his Per la Calabria selvaggia: 109 disegni inediti di Edward Lear. Dalla Collezione della Central Library di Liverpool, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Benares (1873)

Edward Lear, Benares. Signed with monogram l.l., watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic. 25.5 x 40 cm.; 10 x 15 ¾ inches. Date: 1873. Provenance Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, Bt. (1897-1988); Francis Sitwell (1935-2004); By descent at Weston Hall, … Continue reading

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