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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso (1878)

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso, Italy. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil. Inscribed and dated: Monte Generoso / 5. August 1878/ 2-4 pm./ (& 6th 10-11.30/am) and further inscribed with colour notes. 380 by 542 mm Monte Generoso is situated on the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Dedication of His Ionian Islands Book to Evelyn Baring

If you have 3,000 – 4,000 GBP to spend you might be interested in this The Saleroom lot: Greece.- Lear (Edward) Views in the Seven Ionian Islands, signed presentation copy from Lear to Evelyn Baring inscribed “Corfu March 1864” fly-leaf, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A Cottage by a Stream (1839)

  Edward Lear, A Cottage by a Stream. Signed and dated May 16th 1839. Pencil, unframed. 25.25 x 36.75cm; 10 x 14½in. Provenance Captain (later Admiral) R.A. Oliver, served in New Zealand, and the south seas, in the late 1840s and early … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso (1878)

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso. Inscribed Mte Generoso/24 July. 1878/ 4.30.P.M. (in ink, over his own pencil inscription), pen and brown ink with blue wash, over traces of pencil. 15.5 x 25.5cm. Lear spent six summers at Monte Generoso on the Swiss/Italian … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome

Edward Lear, A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome. Signed with monogram, inscribed and indistinctly dated ‘River’ (lower centre) and ‘Valley of the Nera/ EL 18[..].’ (lower right). Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 10 ¼ x 13 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pentedattelo (1847)

Edward Lear, Pentedattelo, Calabria. Inscribed and dated ‘Pentidatelo/1 Sept 1847’ (lower left); annotated (throughout). Ink and wash heightened with white over traces of pencil. 20.3 x 29.2cm (8 x 11 1/2in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, View of Rome

Edward Lear, View of Rome. Variously inscribed and annotated. Pencil on paper. 27 x 42cm (10 5/8 x 16 9/16in). Provenance Ex collection of art critic Nicolas Powell (1920-1986). Private collection, UK (thence by descent). Bonhams.

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