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Edward Lear in Amalfi

I do not know how I could forget to mention that the catalogue I contributed to is now available on Amazon.it, but not from the other stores: My contributions are a general introduction to Lear’s life up to 1844, his … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Plain of Damascus (1855)

Edward Lear, Plain of Damascus coming from Hermon. Inscribed with title lower left, signed with initials lower right, 28th May 1855. Watercolour, 14.5cm x 21.5cm. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Middle Eastern Landscape

Edward Lear, Middle Eastern landscape with figure approaching a ruined tower and classical columns in the distance, signed with monogram, and dated 1873, watercolour with scratching out, 10 x 20cm; and companion, a pair (2). [This one might well be a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Gebel Wardan (1849)

Edward Lear, Gebel Wardan, Sinai. Inscribed and dated l.r.: Gebel Wardan 10.50.AM. / 19.Jany. 1849 (64). Brown ink and pencil. 7.5 x 35.5cm / 2.9 x 14.0in. Provenance:  Mr and Mrs Godfrey Pilkington of the Piccadilly Gallery Lear drew a large … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Abetone (1883)

Edward Lear, Abetone. Inscribed Abetone/ 19. August/ 1883 3.15pm in pencil and in ink. Watercolour with pen and ink 9.2 x 16.5cm. Abetone lies 80km north west of Florence, in Tuscany. UKAuctioneers.com.

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Edward Lear, Alderly (1837)

Edward Lear, Alderly, 1837, figures walking in a park. Charcoal with white heightening on gray paper under Plexiglas. Signed lower left: Edward Lear, dated and titled lower right: June, 1837 . Sheet: 9.75″ H x 14″ W. Condition: Generally good condition. Framed floating … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Civitella di Subiaco

Another picture from Edward Lear’s projected set of Tennyson illustrations which was also realized as a watercolour: “Morn broaden’d on the borders of the dark,” from Tennyson’s A Dream of Fair Women (from Ruth Pitman’s Edwawrd lear’s Tennyson, p. 101). A colour … Continue reading

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