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Edward Lear, Views of Sta. Maura and Corfu

  Edward Lear, View of Amaxichi and the Fort, Santa Maura; and View of Corfu from the Benitza Road, near Gastouri. The first inscribed ‘Santa Maura’ (lower centre, in the margin), the second inscribed ‘Corfu’ (on a fragment attached to the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Ioannina (1856-1857)

  Edward Lear, Ioannina, Greece. Pen and brown ink with watercolour over traces of pencil; inscribed lower right in pen: Ἰωάννινα / Aug.. 1856 April 1857; and again in pencil: Aug 1856. Apr. 1857. 145 by 228 mm. Edward Lear travelled extensively … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Thermopylae, 30 June 1848

  Edward Lear, Thermopylae, 30 June 1848. Pen and brown and blue ink with watercolour over pencil, heightened with white on grey paper; inscribed lower right: 102 / Thermopylae / 30 June 1848; further inscribed with artist’s notes. 175 by 28 mm. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Agia Paraskevi, Epirus, Greece

Edward Lear, Agia Paraskevi, Epirus, Greece Inscribed in Greek and dated ‘Ayia… 13.April.1857.’ (lower right) and variously inscribed with colour notes ‘Nightingales/dim roar below’ and further numbered and inscribed ’137./Longwise.alone’ (on the verso). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour … Continue reading

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