Edward Lear, L’Aquila (1845)


Edward Lear, L’Aquila, 1845.
Black chalk, touches of pencil, wash, heightened with white, on light grey paper. Signed and dated 1845 lower left, inscribed Aquila lower left. 14 x 28 cm. (5 1/2 x 11 in), corners trimmed.

John Scandrett Harford (1787-1866); thence by descent to the present owner.

Edward Lear, Illustrated Excursions in Italy, 1846, plate 13.



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