Two Corfu Paintings by Edward Lear

Corfu from the village of Ascension

Corfu from the Benitza Road, on the hill of Gastouri

Signed with monogram and dated ‘1862’ (one lower left and one lower right), one inscribed ‘Corfu from Ascension/Painted by me in Corfu, 1862./Edward Lear.’ (on a label attached to the stretcher), the other inscribed ‘Corfu from Gastouri./Painted by me at Corfu in 1862./Edward Lear.’ (on a label attached to the stretcher).

Oil on canvas
13½ x 21¼ in. (34.3 x 54 cm.)

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