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Edward Lear, Kalama (1857)

Edward Lear, Kalama. Inscribed with title and dated ‘April 6, 1857’, also annotated with notes in brown ink pen, inks and watercolour. 22 x 31cm. Provenance Fine Art Society, March 1946. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore

Edward Lear, Venice, looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore. Inscribed, dated and numbered ’18 – 20. Novr 1865. 3.30-4.30.PM./(43)’ (lower right). Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of pencil, 30 x 49.5cm (11 13/16 x 19 1/2in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Got a gondola for … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Orange Grove, Corfu (1863)

Edward Lear, Orange grove, Corfu. Inscribed and dated ‘Corfu/March.30.1863/Φλαρέλλο./oranges-far-gleam like fireflies/in the shade.’ (lower left); annotated throughout. Pen, ink and watercolour, 31.8 x 49.3cm (12 1/2 x 19 7/16in). Provenance Private collection, UK. Oranges – far – gleam like fireflies in the shade. (Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige

Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige. Signed with monogram (lower right); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower left). Watercolour, 9.7 x 20cm (3 13/16 x 7 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile

Edward Lear, Boats on the Nile. Signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower right). Watercolour, 9.7 x 20cm (3 13/16 x 7 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits Lugt L.2341a). Max Harari … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Plain of Thebes

Edward Lear, Plain of Thebes, Egypt. Signed with monogram (lower right); signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower left). Watercolour, 17.4 x 37.6cm (6 7/8 x 14 13/16in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Kom Ombo

Edward Lear, Kom Ombo, Egypt. Signed with monogram (lower left); stamped with the collector stamp of Earl Spencer (lower right). Watercolour, 17.6 x 37.8cm (6 15/16 x 14 7/8in). Provenance Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer Collection, UK (Frits Lugt L.2341a). Max Harari Collection, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Auribeau (1868)

Edward Lear, Auribeau. Signed with monogram l.r., inscribed ‘Abribeau’ and dated ‘1868’ l.l. watercolour 33 x 51.5 cm. (13 x 20 1/4 in.) Lear was in Cannes until April of 1868. From there he could make expeditions into the hills; he … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Italian Peasant (1860)

Edward Lear, An Italian peasant. Inscribed and dated ‘Rome, April 17. 1860’. Pen and ink and pencil 10.5 x 16 cm. (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, An Italian landscape with San Eusebio in the distance (1845)

Edward Lear, An Italian landscape with San Eusebio in the distance. Inscribed throughout and dated ‘6 January 1845’, brown ink and wash, 18 x 37 cm (7 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.) Bonhams.

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