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Edward Lear, Landscape near Tivoli (1840)

Edward Lear, Landscape near Tivoli (Lunghezza). Pencil, inscribed and dated 8th of May 1840, 8.5″ x 16″, Provenance: Agnew’s Exhibition and Abbot and Holder. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, The Gorge at Suk Wady Barada, Lebanon (1858)

Edward Lear, The Gorge at Suk Wady Barada, Lebanon. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil, on grey paper; inscribed, lower right: Suk Wady Barada / 25 May 1858 / (215), and further inscribed with colour notes. 365 by 525 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Wastwater, Lake District, England (1837)

Edward Lear, Wastwater, Lake District, England. Watercolour over pencil; signed and dated lower right: E Lear del 1837, inscribed lower left: Wastwater. 172 by 253 mm. Provenance With Manning Galleries, London, by 1970. Sotheby’s.

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Edward Lear, Valdoniello, Corsica

Edward Lear, Valdoniello, corsica. Signed with monogram (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with white on paper. 4 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (12 x 18.5 cm.) Provenance with The Fine Art Society, London, April 1963. with Abbott & Holder, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Castel San Niceto, Calabria

Edward Lear, Castel San Niceto, Calabria. Signed with monogram (lower right) and inscribed ‘Castel San Nocito’ [sic] (lower left). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on paper. 4 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (12 x 18.5 cm.) Provenance with The … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Foliage

Edward Lear, Foliage. Watercolour with pencil. 2 ¾ x 6 ¾ inches. ‘Chris Beetles Summer Show’, 2021, No 26.

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Two Paintings of the Campagna by Edward Lear

Edward Lear, The Campagna di Roma taken from Cervara. Signed with monogram (lower left); signed, inscribed and dated ‘The Campagna di Roma taken from… of Cervara,/looking East to the Sabine Hills/Painted from drawings made on the spot in 1859, 1860; … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Colonus (1849)

Edward Lear, Colonus. Signed, inscribed with title and dated ‘April 8/49’. Pen ink and watercolour on tinted paper. 8 ¾ x 13 ½ inches. Colonus (or Kolonos) was once an aristocratic municipality of ancient Attica, and is now a working-class … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ferns

Edward Lear, Ferns. Watercolour with oil and pencil. 5 x 7 ¾ inches. ‘Chris Beetles Summer Show’, 2021, No 24.

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Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez (1849)

Edward Lear, Camels Resting near Suez. Inscribed ‘204’, ‘near Suez’, ‘1. Woolly – fawn colour’ and ‘2. Dowager – pale cream’, and dated ‘Feby 5 1849. 3-4 pm’. Pen and ink. 4 x 10 inches. Provenance Andrew McIntosh Patrick; Luke … Continue reading

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