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Edward Lear, Cefalù from Bagheria

Edward Lear, Cefalu from Bagheria, Sicily. Pencil, open and ink. Annotated by the artist. Lear was in Sicily in May 1847. 12×18 inches. Framed: 25.5×20.5 inches. Abbott and Holder.

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Edward Lear, View of the Roman Campagna (1867)

Edward Lear, A Veiw of the Roman Campagna. Dated ’24 March 1867′ l.l., pencil and pen and ink. 9 x 33cm. Provenance: The Priory, Walsham-le-Willows. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Mount Generoso, Switzerland (1881-1882)

Edward Lear, Mount Generoso, Switzerland. Two, both signed and inscribed, one dated ‘5.30pm, 9 Sept. 1881’, the other ‘5pm, 15 July 1882’, pen and brown ink over pencil. 10 x 17cm (2) Provenance: The Tim Wonnacott Collection. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Terranova, Sicily (1847)

Edward Lear, Terranova, Sicily. Inscribed and and dated ‘June 5 1847’ twice and numbered 105, with further annotations, pen and brown ink over pencil. 21.5 x 34cm Provenance: The Tim Wonnacott Collection. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, El Koorneh (1854)

Edward Lear, El Koorneh, Egypt. Titled and dated ’19.Feby, 1854′ lower left and with annotations pencil, pen and brown ink and wash on off-white paper 12 x 42.50cm (5 x 17in). Provenance Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, 7 King Street, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Italian Hill-Top Town

Edward Lear, Landscape of an Italian hill-top town. Ca. 1838, unsigned. Pen and black ink, gouache, over pencil, on blue wove paper, 104 x 160 mm. (4″ x 6.25″), inscribed verso “117/ upright/Top,” corners trimmed by the artist, the sheet … Continue reading

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Edwarad Lear, Italian Lady

Edward Lear, Portrait of a lady in traditional Italian dress, seated with lake beyond [recto]; Head study and inscription in pencil [verso]. Watercolor over pencil. Dated Jan. 17th, 1838, unsigned. 227 x 140 mm. (8.75″ x 5.5″), inscribed verso “14/ upright/ … Continue reading

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