Edward Lear, L’Aquila (1845)

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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.

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

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

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