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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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Edward Lear, Plain of Argos from Mycene (1879)

Edward Lear, Plain of Argos from Mycenae. Signed with monogram and dated 1879 (lower left), inscribed ‘Argos from Mycenae/1849 (lower right), also titled beneath mount. Watercolour. 29 x 52.5cm (11 7/16 x 20 11/16in). The present lot is one of a number … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Temple of Apollo at Bassae (1854)

Edward Lear, The Temple of Apollo at Bassae. Oil on Canvas. 146.4cm x 229.5cm. Monogram; lower right; EL. Date; lower right; 1854-55. Stretcher, verso; paint; Box 9. Stretcher, verso; graphite; 30. Label; stretcher, verso; printed; MAN. Stamp; canvas, verso; with … Continue reading

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