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Edward Lear, Plain below Mt Ithome (1849)

Edward Lear, Plain below Mt Ithome, 4p.m. 21 March 1849. Inscribed and dated in ink and pencil. 10.25 x 16.5in. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni Greece (1863)

Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni Greece. Watercolour over traces of ink, inscribed and dated 23 April 1863 5.30pm, 13.5×23.5cm. Provenance The British Council, Fine Arts Department, catalogue no. 42 Sotheby’s 14th December 2017, lot 29, according to … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Tor Sant’Eusebio (1845)

Edward Lear, Tor Saint Eusebio. Titled and dated 13th February 1845. Pen, ink and watercolour on buff paper. 11.5 x 39.5cm; 4½ x 15½in. The Saleroom. There are two more pictures of the same subject with the same date at Houghton: 1, 2.

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Edward Lear and Mount Athos

Stephen Duckworth, who kindly keeps me informed of auction sales of Edward Lear paintings, and whose article on “Edward Lear’s Cretan Drawings” is now available for download, together with the full issue of The New Griffon 12 (2011, also see the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Adam’s Peak.

Edward Lear, Adam’s Peak, Columbo, Ceylon. Inscribed 23 Nov 8:30 am lower left and further inscribed with artists colour notes. Pencil and wash. 5 x 22.2 cm (2 x 8 3/4 inches). Provenance Christopher Fry and thence by descent. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Landscape with Ruin (1846)

Desert landscape with ruin. Signed and dated 1846. Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 12.5 x 23cm; 5 x 9in. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Lake Nemi

Edward Lear, Lake Nemi. Inscribed with artist’s colour notes in pencil. Pencil on buff paper. 23.5 x 40.5 cm (9 1/4 x 16 inches). Provenance With Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, Old Bond Street; Christopher Fry and thence by descent. The Saleroom. Lear … Continue reading

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