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Edward Lear, Ithaca (1863)

Edward Lear, Ithaca. Inscribed with title and dated 1 May 1863 2.30pm, numbered ‘114’, pen, ink and watercolour and inscribed with notes, 33 x 49cm. The Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum Oxford label verso. Mallam’s Oxford. Advertisements

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Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt (1867)

Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt. Titled Abu Simbl, dated 9-10AM, 9 Feby 1867, and numbered 382 once in pencil and once in ink, also inscribed with artist’s notes. Pen, brown ink, pencil and watercolour 25.5 x 54cm; 10 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, El Tainel (1854)

Edward Lear, El Tainel, a view on the Lower Nile. Dated 4 p.m. Janr. 5. 1854, numbered 38 and inscribed with colour notes. Pencil, pen and brown ink with watercolour on buff paper 9 x 35.5cm; 3½ x 14in. Lear … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Mixes Painting and Nonsense

Matt Bevis has recently brought to my attention the above drawing by Edward Lear in which landscape and nonsense get in some way mixed. The picture is at Tate and the text reads: I Galli The Sirens isles. 12. June. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, El Karnak (1854)

Edward Lear, El Karnak, Thebes. Inscribed and dated ‘El Koornek/Thebes 7:00 on/19.Feb.1854’ (lower left) and annotated throughout. Pencil and watercolour. 28 x 48.9cm (11 x 19 1/4in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Potamos (1863)

Edward Lear, Potamos. Inscribed (in ink over pencil) in Greek, dated 21. May. 5.P.M. 1863 and numbered 189. 32 x 48cm. Lawrences.

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Edward Lear, Palermo from Pares (1859)

Edward Lear, Palermo from Pares. Inscribed Palermo/ fr. Pares/ April 6-/59, pen and ink and watercolour and pale blue/grey paper. 21 x 35cm. * Lear was not in Palermo on April 6th, 1859 so the date might have been confused. Lawrences.

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