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Edward Lear, Rabbato, Gozo, Malta (1866)

Edward Lear, Rabbato, Gozo, Malta. Dated ‘5.30 P.M. March 20. 1866.’ and numbered ‘203’ (lower right) and extensively . Inscribed with colour notes throughout. Pen and brown ink and pink, green and ochre wash heightened with white on grey paper. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Cannes (1865)

Edward Lear, Cannes. Inscribed and dated ‘Cannes./5.4.5 PM. 8 April 1865 Isle Ste. Marguerite’ (lower left)  and numbered (‘115’) (lower right), and further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes. Pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white on blue … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia (1863)

Edward Lear, Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia. Inscribed, numbered and dated ‘Argostoli [in Greek]. (129)/May 5. 1863.’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 12 7/8 x 19 ¾ in. (32.8 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of St Nilus, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The Monastery of St Nilus, Mount Athos. Inscribed in Greek ‘Ayios Nilos’ and inscribed and dated ‘Athos./ 7.Sept.1856.’ (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 14 x 20 ¾ in. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Near Perivolia, Chania, Crete (1864)

Edward Lear, Near Perivolia, Chania, Crete. Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour heightened with white. 370 × 540 mm. (14 ⅝ × 21 ¼ in.). Inscribed (in Greek) Perivolia. Chania and dated 11 A.M. 23 April 1864 and numbered (35). The … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi (1847)

Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Polsi. Pencil, pen and ink with wash, heightened with white. 497 × 343 mm. (19 ⅝ × 13 ½ in.). Signed, inscribed and dated: “8 August 1847”. Lear travelled in Calabria in 1847. The lithograph … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Red Tower or St. Agatha’s Tower, Malta (1866)

Edward Lear, The Red Tower or St. Agatha’s Tower, Malta. 1866. Watercolor and ink on paper. 7.5 by 10.75. MutualArt.

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Edward Lear, Kandy (1874)

Edward Lear, Kandy. Dec 2. 1894 [but actually 1874], 7.45AM,:- pencil, watercolour, pen and brown ink drawing inscribed as titled, further annotated, ‘bamboo’, ‘green for misty’, ‘cabbidge palm’, ’12ft high’ …. 16 x 34.5cm. Provenance With Thos. Agnew & Sons … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Garf Hoseyn (1867)

Edward Lear, Garf Hoseyn. Inscribed Garf Hoseyn/ 2.15. PM. 1867./ Feby.15.1867 in ink (over a similar inscription in pencil), numbered (483) lower right, with artist’s colour notes, pen and brown ink with coloured washes, heightened with white. 30.5 x 53cm. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Corfu

Edward Lear, Corfu. inscribed ‘Corfu’ (lower left). Watercolour on paper. 12 x 20.5cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/16in) Provenance The Parker Gallery, London. Acquired from the above gallery by the present owner, c. 1971-75. Bonhams.

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