Edward Lear, Albenga from the Railway (1880)

Edward Lear, Albenga from the Railway.
Pen, pencil and brown ink with watercolour on paper, 13×7.5cm, framed and glazed.

Provenance
Christies May 1972

The Saleroom.

“day was was sloping toward his western bower” is from the last stanza of Tennyson’s “Mariana” (1830): Lear  was probably thinking of using the picture for his Tennyson project.

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