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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, Goats in a North African Landscape

Edward Lear, Goats in a North African Landscape (Egypt?) Signed with monogram, watercolour and pencil 11 x 17.5cm.

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Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh (1867)

Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh. Signed with monogram, dated 1867 and inscribed with title, watercolour 11 x 17.5cm. Wadi Halfa is in the Northern State of Sudan on the shore of Lake Nubia (Lake Nasser). Lear visited Egypt in 1866 and travelled … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Dakkeh (1864)

Edward Lear, Dakkeh. Inscribed and dated ‘Dakkeh./7.15 – 7.40 AM./Feb. 15. 1867./Pylon very sharp & well built/(a little too wide in drawing,)/or rather, not quite high enough’ (lower left); numbered ‘(477)’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Watercolour and ink heightened with … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Bethany

Edward Lear, Bethany. Signed bottom left and titled bottom right, watercolor with brown ink on paper laid down to mat at edges. Image: 6 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (15.6 x 23.2cm), sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 1/16 in. (26.7 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, On the way to Achmet Aga from Castella and Chalcis, Greece

Edward Lear, On the way to Achmet Aga from Castella and Chalcis, Greece. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘On the way to Achmet Aga. (from Cactella & Chalis)/ 23. June. 1848./ (70)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with notes. Pencil, pen and … Continue reading

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