Tag Archives: Greece

Edward Lear, Akhridha (1848)

Edward Lear, Akhridha. Inscribed and dated ‘Akhridha/Sept.23./1848’ (lower left); numbered ‘(53)’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with white. 27.3 x 43.8cm (10 3/4 x 17 1/4in). Provenance Gilbert Davis Collection. Private collection, UK. Exhibited London, The Fine Art Society, Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Premedi (1857)

Edward Lear, Premedi. Pen, ink and watercolour. Inscribed and dated 17. April. 1857, in glazed gilt frame, 29cm x 49cm. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis (1863)

Edward Lear, Roman Catholic Cemetery at Palaiopolis, Kaligoni, Santa Maura. Inscribed l.l.: R.C. cemetery Kaligoni; further inscribed, dated and numbered l.r.: Santa Maria 23 April 1863 5.30 pm / (68). Pen and brown ink and watercolour. 18 by 35cm., 7 by 13¾in. Provenance Martyn Geeff, London; … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Plains of Marathon

Edward Lear, The Plains of Marathon, Greece. Signed lower left with monogram “EL” watercolour 10 x 20cm (4 x 8in). Provenance Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7. The Saleroom.

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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.

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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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