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Edward Lear, Delvinë (1857)

  Edward Lear, Delvinë or Delvino, Albania. Dated ’3 April 1857/ 6. p.m.’ (lower left), and 3 Ap1. 1857. 6 p.m’ (lower left) and inscribed ‘Deilino’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie (1862)

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour; signed with the artist’s monogram and dated lower left: 1862. 170 by 360 mm. Few foreigners visited Albania in the mid nineteenth century and Lear, who ventured there in 1848 … Continue reading

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