Edward Lear, Two Owls

Edward Lear, Study of an Eagle Owl, 1846.
Signed and dated on branch: “E. Lear del. 1846.” Pen and brown ink on paper; paper dimensions: 8 ¾ by 6 ½ inches.

Provenance
George and Fanny Coombe (née Drewitt), Peppering House, Sussex.

Edward Lear, Ye Owly Pusseycatte, a new Beast found in ye Island of New South Wales.
Watercolor on laid paper; paper dimensions: 5 ¼ by 3 ½ inches. Inscribed with title lower left.
I already posted this one with very different colours, this one looks better: see description.

Provenance
George and Fanny Coombe (née Drewitt), Peppering House, Sussex.

Arader Galleries: 1 & 2.

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