Edward Lear, The Monastery of Stavronikita, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Stavronikita, Mount Athos.
Inscribed and dated ‘Stavronikeles.[sic]/ 2. Septr. 1856.’ (lower left) and ‘Ilex a oak’ (lower right), numbered ’42’ (lower right) and ‘1’ (verso)and further inscribed with notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 6 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (15.6 x 23.2 cm.)

Provenance
Charles Church, a gift from the artist, and by descent to the present owner.

Christie’s.

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