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Edward Lear, On the Nile, opposite El Ouasta (1867)

Edward Lear, On the Nile, opposite El Ouasta, Egypt January 1867. Pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with white; 62 by 206 mm. Mutualart.

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Edward Lear, Karnak (1854)

Edward Lear, Eygpt; ‘Karnak’. Pen, ink and watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, ‘Feb 15 1854’. 6×19.5 inches. Framed: 27.5×14.5 inches. Provenance Sir Eric Maclagan and by descent; A and H, 2013; a private collection. Abbott and Holder.

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Edward Lear, Benares (1873)

Edward Lear, Benares. Signed with monogram l.l., watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic. 25.5 x 40 cm.; 10 x 15 ¾ inches. Date: 1873. Provenance Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, Bt. (1897-1988); Francis Sitwell (1935-2004); By descent at Weston Hall, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Nile at Kasr-Es-Saad

Edward Lear, The Nile at Kasr-Es-Saad, Egypt. Inscribed and numbered ’23/ Like the crag that fronts the evening’ (upper left) and further inscribed ‘Kasres.Saad. (Egypt.)’ (upper right). Pencil, pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, lightly squared on paper … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Philae (1854)

Edward Lear, Philae, Egypt. Inscribed and dated ‘Philae. Jany 31. Feby. 4./ 1854.’ and numbered ‘156’ (lower right),  and extensively inscribed with colour notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 12 1⁄4 x 19 1⁄2 in. (31.1 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Castel Lagopesole (1847)

Edward Lear, Castel Lagopesole, Southern Italy. Pen and brown ink and watercolour; signed lower right: Edward Lear. del. / 30. Sept. 1847, inscribed lower left: Castello do Lago Pesole. 165 by 282 mm. This finely preserved work was executed on the 30 September … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Taygetus near Mistra (1849)

Edward Lear, Μελάνι και μολύβι σε χαρτί, 157 x 233 mm. Τόπος και χρόνος κάτω αριστερά και κάτω δεξιά: «Taÿgetus / 22 March 1849 / 4 P.M. / (near Mistra?)», αριθμοί κάτω δεξιά: «(62)», «62» και «72». Σε κορνίζα. [Ink … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Han Valiarè (1857)

Edward Lear, Han Valiarè. Title and signature lower right: Ruins of Han Valiere / April 1, 1857. 12,5 x 19,5 cm. Watercolour on paper. At the Han of Valiare, between Gardiki and Ioannina, 600 people from Gardiki were slaughtered on … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lugano (1837)

Edward Lear, Lugano. Inscribed and dated ‘Lugano. 19th. Octobr / 1837.’ (centre left). Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 9 3⁄8 x 14 1⁄4 in. (23.8 x 36.2 cm.) Provenance Acquired from Thos Agnew & Sons, London, February 1980. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, English Rural Landscape (1849)

Edward Lear, English Rural Landscape with Sheep Grazing beside a Tree. Monogrammed and dated “Nov 12 1849” lower right, watercolour, 22cm x 31cm. Provenance Franklin Lushington (1823-1901) and thence by descent. The Saleroom.

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