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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Oil on canvas. 13 x 20 ¾ in. (33 x 52.8 cm.) This view was made by Lear in April 1857 on a short trip to Trescogli (modern Ksamili) to the north of Butrint in Albania. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania (1857)

Edward Lear, Nemertska from Kouzza, Albania. Dated ’15 April 1857′ l.l. and inscribed extensively. Ink and watercolour. 32.4 x 52.1 cm. (12¾ x 20½ in.) Provenance: Lady Shaw; Thence by descent. Lady Shaw met Lear in Corfu and later acquired this watercolour … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Delvinë (1857)

  Edward Lear, Delvinë or Delvino, Albania. Dated ‘3 April 1857/ 6. p.m.’ (lower left), and 3 Ap1. 1857. 6 p.m’ (lower left) and inscribed ‘Deilino’ (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie (1862)

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour; signed with the artist’s monogram and dated lower left: 1862. 170 by 360 mm. Few foreigners visited Albania in the mid nineteenth century and Lear, who ventured there in 1848 … Continue reading

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