View of Wallenstadt See and View of Grütte

Two more views from Edward Lear’s 1854 tour of Switzerland.

View of Wallenstadt See, Switzerland
inscribed and dated ‘Wallenstadt See./24 & 25 Sept. 1854’ (lower left) and numbered ‘430’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes and indistinct inscription ‘I see FL, Chapman, HL & 2 Miss … pale powdery snow with pines …’ (lower centre)
pencil and pen and brown ink on paper
12¾ x 20¼ in. (32.3 x 51.4 cm.)

View of Grütte, Switzerland
inscribed and dated ’15th & 16 Sept./Grütte./evening’ (lower left) and numbered ‘443’ (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes and ‘pines always intensely small’ (upper left)
pencil and pen and brown ink
13¾ x 19¾ in. (34.9 x 50.1 cm.)

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