Tag Archives: Ionian Islands

Edward Lear, Zante, with a view over the town to Monte Scopo

Edward Lear, Zante, with a view over the town to Monte Scopo. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Zante. 28. May. 5. P.M./ 1863/ (210)’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 13 x 20 in. (33 x 50.8 cm.). During April … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Ithaca

Edward Lear, View of Ithaca. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Ithaca./ 27.April. 4.30.P.M. 1863. (83)’ (lower right) and further annotated in Greek with key of names of the other Ionian Islands. Pencil, pen and brown and grey ink and watercolour. 9 1/8 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Corfu, 10 May 1862

A landscape in Corfu with two figures sitting on a hillside. Numbered, inscribed in Greek and dated ’10. May. 1862 (76)’ (lower right) and further inscribed in Greek and with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of Sta Maura

I hope I’ll be able to post Edward Lear’s second letter to A.M. Ricci tomorrow. For the moment, enjoy this watercolour I did not have when posting Lear’s diary entry for 20 April 1863.   A view of Santa Maura, … Continue reading

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