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Edward Lear, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem Beyond

Edward Lear, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem beyond. Signed with monogram (lower right). Watercolour and bodycolour. 9.5 x 19.5cm (3 3/4 x 7 11/16in). Edward Lear travelled to Jerusalem from Corfu and arrived on 27 March 1858. His diary … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jericho (1865)

Edward Lear, Jericho. Signed with monogram, inscribed ‘JCS’ and dated ‘1865’ l.r. Watercolour and bodycolour. 17.7 x 25.2 cm. (7 x 10 in.) Catherine Symonds, a gift from the artist; By descent to H.J. Vaughan; Christie’s London, 26 April 1963, lot … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jerusalem Looking North West (1859)

Edward Lear, Jerusalem looking North West. Signed with monogram and dated ‘EL /1859’ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Jerusalem looking North West’ (on the stretcher) and with inscription ‘Jerusalem looking North West/Painted by Edward Lear from drawings/made there in 1858 for Lord … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jerusalem, A View from the South

  Edward Lear, Jerusalem; a view from the South looking towards the Dome of the Rock. Signed with monogram (lower right). Pencil and watercolour and bodycolour heightened with white. 6 3/8 x 10¼ in. (16.2 x 26 cm.). Lear first … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Plain of Damascus

Edward Lear, The Plain of Damascus Inscribed with colour notes and further inscribed ’21. night’ (on the reverse). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour on paper 13¾ x 18 1/8 in. (35 x 46.1 cm.). Edward Lear travelled in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, St Sabbas the Sanctified

Edward Lear, The monastery of St Sabbas the Sanctified (Mar Saba), near Bethlehem. Nnumbered, inscribed and dated ‘Deir Mar Sabbas./May 1.1858/Deir Mar Sabbas/(127)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour on paper. … Continue reading

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