Tag Archives: Greece

Edward Lear, Santa Maura (1863)

Edward Lear, Santa Maura. Brush and ink, watercolour, traces of graphite, on wove paper. Inscribed and dated ’19 April 1863 6PM’ lower right. 20.5 x 32 cm. (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 in). Provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (label on reverse, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pamvotis Lake

Edward Lear, Pamvotis Lake looking towards Aslan Pasha Mosque, Ioannina. Watercolour and gouache over pencil. 16.5 x 26cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Chilandari (1856)

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Chilandari, Mount Athos, Greece. Inscribed and dated ‘Chiliandarion / 17. Sept. 1856./ (18.”Monastery)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes and numbered ’84’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with white. 14 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Xenophontos (1856)

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Xenophontos, Mount Athos, Greece. Inscribed ‘Xenophonta’ (in Greek) and inscribed and dated ’16 Sept. 1856. 14.’ ‘Monastery.’ (lower right), further inscribed with colour notes and numbered ’83’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (attrib.), Mount Athos (1856)

Attibuted to Edward Lear, Mount Athos. Bears signature, date [1856] and inscription, watercolour and pencil. 37.5 x 17.5cm (14 3/4 x 6 7/8in). Bonahms.

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More Edward Lear Online from Houghton

A quick note on new Edward Lear materials which Houghton Library have placed online: Studies of palm trees. 1876. TypDr 805.L513.76p (1-8). Poems and songs by Alfred Tennyson / set to music, and inscribed to Mrs. Alfred Tennyson by Edward … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Ohrid, Macedonia (1848)

Edward Lear, View of Ohrid, Macedonia. Signed with monogram, inscribed and dated ‘Akridha 1848’ (lower right). Watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic over pencil. 11.5 x 17.8cm (4 1/2 x 7in). Bonhams.

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