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Edward Lear, Parga, Greece & Monastir, Albania

Edward Lear, Parga, Greece; and Monastir, Albania. The first, signed with monogram and dated ‘1864’ (lower right); the second, signed with monogram and dated ‘1861’ (lower right). Oil on panel. 6 7/8 x 11 in. (17.2 x 28 cm.); and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Near Suez (1849)

Edward Lear, Near Suez, evening, 15 January 1849. Watecolour with pen in brown ink over graphite on moderately  thick, rough, beige wove paper. 13.3 x 23.2 cm. Yale Center for British Art. Gift of D. Gallup. From Braeuner, Hélène. “British … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome

Edward Lear, Monte Soratte near Rome, Italy. Signed twice with monogram and indistinctly dated ’18[?]’ (lower right) and inscribed and numbered ‘6 SORACTE. [sic.]/Brock.6. Corso d’Italia Rome.’ (on the stretcher). Oil on canvas. 9 ½ x 18 ½ in. (24.1 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Pass of Bavella, Corsica

Edward Lear, The Pass of Bavella, Corsica. Signed with the artist’s monogram EL lower left. Watercolour and pen and brown ink, heightened with white on blue paper. 30 by 46.6cm., 11¾ by 18½ in. framed: 51 by 67.5cm., 20 by 26½in. Provenance … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Valletta, Malta

Edward Lear, Valletta, Malta. Signed with the artist’s monogram EL lower right. Watercolour and bodycolour. 17.7 by 37.8cm., 7 by 14¾in. Framed: 45.6 by 63.5cm.,18½ by 24¾in. Provenance Probably Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury (1800–1873) or his daughter the Hon. Augusta Bethell, later Mrs … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Capri from Massa (three stages, 1838-1840)

Edward Lear, Near Massa. First sketch, 22 August 1838. Edward Lear, Capri from near Massa. Second version, 1839. Signed and dated ‘Edward Lear del 1839’ (lower right) and titled (lower left). Pencil, charcoal and watercolour. 43.2 x 26.7cm (17 x 10 1/2in). This … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (?), Seaford (1841)

Edward Lear, Seaford Looking towards Newhaven. Pencil, ink and watercolour. Seaford, looking towards Newhaven. Inscribed ’18 Sep/41′ 7.25 x 11.75in. I have some doubts about the authenticisty of this one, the handwriting on the picture does not look like his, … Continue reading

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