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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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Edward Lear, Mount Athos (1857)

Edward Lear, Mount Athos. Black chalk, bodycolour, watercolour on paper. 298mm x 466mm. Lower left; Mt. Athos. Signature; lower left, below the above; Edward Lead del. Date; lower left, below the above; 1857 Verso, mount; MT. ATHO. Rev: W.G.C. Clark … Continue reading

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Peter Newell and Edward Lear

Equally individual [as Stockton’s article on A.B. Frost mentioned in the previous review] is Mr. Peter Newell, who has just published a collection of his quaintly illustrated nonsense verses, under the title of Peter Newell’s Pictures and Rhymes. The world … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Representation of the Meteora Monasteries

Della Dora, Veronica. “Ways of Seeing: The Making of a Holy Landscape of Rocks.” In Avril Maddrell, Veronica della Dora, Alessandro Scafi, Heather Walton. Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage: Journeying to the Sacred. New York: Routledge, 2014. 45-66. [Google Books] pp. … Continue reading

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