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Tag Archives: Italy
Edward Lear, View of the Roman Campagna and the Alexandrine Aqueduct. Signed with monogram (lower left). Watercolour heightened with white. 17.8 x 38.1cm (7 x 15in). Bonhams.
Edward Lear, Cervera, on the Roman Campagna. Signed with monogram (lower right) and inscribed ‘CAMPAGNA DI ROMA’ (lower left). Pencil and watercolour, heightened with white and gum arabic. 10.1 x 20.3cm (4 x 8in). Bonhams.
Edward Lear, Val Montone, near Tivoli. Inscribed and dated ‘8th May, 1840′ (lower left). Pencil. 8 ½ x 16 ¼ in. (21.6 x 41.3 cm.). Christie’s.
Edward Lear, Near Massa, Capri in the distance. Inscribed and dated ‘Near Massa, 22 August/1838′ (lower left) and with extensive colour notes throughout. Pencil on buff paper. 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 25.5 cm.) Christie’s.
Edward Lear, View of Florence from Villa Petraja. Signed with monogram and dated ‘EL /1861’ (lower left). Oil on canvas. 18 ½ x 29 ¾ in. (47 x 75.5 cm.) ‘At present I am at work ferociously on the Petraja … Continue reading
Edward Lear, ‘Ceriana’. Inscribed with title and dated ’13 Oct 1870 2PM’ (lower right), with collectors stamp (lower left) pen & ink drawing, unframed. 17.5 x 25.5cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/16in). Bonhams.
Edward Lear, Venice after sunset. Inscribed ‘Venice’ (lower left), inscribed again and dated ‘after sunset15 Nov 1865′ (lower right), signed, inscribed an dated again’ (Edward Lear/Venice/1865) on a fragment in the same frame. Pen, ink and watercolour. 8 x … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Girgente, Sicily. Inscribed and dated ‘Girgente June 1. 1847′ (lower left) and numbered ‘(82)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink, blue and ochre wash, on buff paper, 24 7/8 x 19¾ in. (32.2 x … Continue reading
Edward Lear, View Near Monte Rotondo, Italy. Pencil, heightened with stump and white on blue paper; signed lower right: Edward Lear del. and inscribed lower left: near Monte Rotondo. May 26.1840. 150 by 350 mm. This fine drawing was once owned … Continue reading
Edward Lear, The Amphitheatre, Taormina, Sicily. Pencil and grey wash, heightened with white, on grey paper; inscribed lower left: Taormina; signed lower right: Edward Lear del.1842. 165 by 250 mm. Lear spent ten weeks exploring Sicily in the spring of 1842. … Continue reading