Tag Archives: Greece

Edward Lear, Girgeh on the Nile (1857)

Edward Lear, Girgeh on the Nile. October 1857 (not 1859 as in the auction post, not sure on the day either) Sold with: Edward Lear, Figures in a Mountain Landscape. 4 June 1852. The Saleroom. Advertisements

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Edward Lear, Ithaca (1863)

Edward Lear, Ithaca. Inscribed with title and dated 1 May 1863 2.30pm, numbered ‘114’, pen, ink and watercolour and inscribed with notes, 33 x 49cm. The Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum Oxford label verso. Mallam’s Oxford.

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Edward Lear, Potamos (1863)

Edward Lear, Potamos. Inscribed (in ink over pencil) in Greek, dated 21. May. 5.P.M. 1863 and numbered 189. 32 x 48cm. Lawrences.

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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 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The portico entrance of a monastery, possibly Vatopaidi, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The portico entrance of a monastery, possibly Vatopaidi, Mount Athos. Inscribed in Greek and dated ‘Balo & Paidion[?]/ 18. Sept. 1856.’ (lower right), numbered ’92’ (lower right) and ‘1’ (verso) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The monastery of Great Lavra, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The monastery of Great Lavra, Mount Athos. Inscribed in Greek and dated ‘Lavra./ 6. Septr. 1856.’ and numbered ’26’ twice (lower right) and ‘2’ (verso) and further inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 6 ¼ x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Syra, Greece (1856)

Edward Lear, Syra, Greece. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil. Inscribed and dated lower left: Syra. Octr 4 1856, further inscribed with the artist’s colour notes. 301 by 500 mm. Edward Lear travelled extensively throughout Greece in the 1850s and 1860s … Continue reading

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