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Edward Lear in Malta

I wrote the review below exactly one year ago for a newsletter of the Edward Lear Society that never appeared. Even though it is too late to visit the exhibition, you may still be able to order the book: it contains the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Exhibition in Henley-on-Thames

A small exhibition devoted to Edward Lear has recently opened at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames; here is the descrption on the museum website: Edward Lear: Travel and Nonsense 15 Oct – 10 Jan From extraordinary sketches of landscapes and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: The New Zealand Exhibition

As announced a few days ago in The Dominion Post, an exhibition of the Edward Lear material in New Zealand has opened at the Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre in Upper Hutt. A long interview with Edward Lear’s descendant, Dr. Peter … Continue reading

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Lear Drawings at King’s School, Canterbury

[In 2012, the King’s School in Canterbury held a bicentenary exhibition of its holdings of Edward Lear watercolours, part of an album of drawings donated by Hugh Walpole in 1938. Most of these works had already been presented by Charles … Continue reading

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Edward Lear in Malta, Corfu, and Lake Maggiore

I have received John Varriano’s new book on Edward Lear in Malta, a gorgeous addition to the recent fashion of books and / or exhibitions on Lear’s travels to different parts of the world. This beautiful oblong volume contains a detailed … Continue reading

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Edward Lear in Malta

The exhibition curated by John Varriano on Edward Lear’s Malta watercolours, Edward Lear: Watercolours and Words, has opened at Palazzo Falson, Mdina, and will be on until 4 January 2015 (here is an article from The Malta Independent). Professor Varriano, … Continue reading

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Further Announcements

I don’t remember whether I already mentioned the exhibition currently at the Scottish National Gallery, Edward Lear in Greece, featuring pictures from the collection of Steven Runciman. The Gallery will also offer a free lecture on “Edward Lear: Painter of … Continue reading

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