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Tag Archives: landscape
Edward Lear, Study of figures and foliage at Frascati. Inscribed and dated ‘Frascati./June 8.1839’ (centre right) and inscribed with colour notes (variously throughout). Pencil. 12.4 x 17.2cm (4 7/8 x 6 3/4in). Bonhams.
This one is a very unusual picture for Edward Lear, and I think it shows clearly why he avoided placing large human figures in the foreground of his paintings. Here the two boys are drawn in a stiff pose and appear completely separated from … Continue reading
Edward Lear, A Mountain Valley. Inscribed with various artist’s notes. Pencil and ink, unframed . 33.6 x 53.9cm (13 1/4 x 21 1/4in). Bonhams.
Edward Lear, Nice, France. Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil heightened with white; inscribed in ink lower right: Nice. / 2.= 3. P.M. / 8 January 1865 / (18) the 4ground olive section / brown dark – off … Continue reading
Edward Lear, Ravenna. Inscribed ‘Ravenna.’ (lower left). Wwatercolour and gum arabic. 16.5 x 26.3cm (6 1/2 x 10 3/8in). Bonhams.
Edward Lear, View of Abu Simbel. Signed with monogram and dated 1884 (lower right), inscribed ‘The Temples of Ipsambl. Feby 8. 1867′ (lower left), further inscribed ’14. Temples of Ipsambl.’ on the reverse. Watercolour. 9 x 17.5cm (3 9/16 x 6 7/8in). … Continue reading
Edward Lear, ‘Ravenna.’ Inscribed and dated ‘Ravenna.May 5.1867.8AM.’ (lower left), numbered ‘(13)’ (lower right) and inscribed with various colour notes. Pen and watercolour. 15.4 x 25cm (6 1/16 x 9 13/16in). Bonhams.