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Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania

Edward Lear, Porto Tre Scoglie, Albania. Oil on canvas. 13 x 20 ¾ in. (33 x 52.8 cm.) This view was made by Lear in April 1857 on a short trip to Trescogli (modern Ksamili) to the north of Butrint in Albania. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Mount Lebanon (1866)

Edward Lear, Mount Lebanon. Signed with monogram (lower right). Oil on canvas, in the artist’s original frame. 15 ¼ x 27 5/8 in. (39 x 70 cm.) Painted in 1866. Leaving Jerusalem in 1858, Lear travelled to Lebanon, arriving in Beirut on 11 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of the Citadel, Corfu

Edward Lear, View of the Citadel, Corfu, with an orange grove in the foreground. Signed ‘E. Lear’ (lower right). Oil on canvas. 19 x 30 in. (48.3 x 76.2 cm.) Lear first visited Corfu in 1848. He returned in the winter of … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, In the Campagna (1844)

Edward Lear, In the Campagna, Rome. Signed ‘Edwd Lear’ (lower left) and dated ‘1844’ (lower right). Oil on canvas. 9 ¾ x 18 1/8 in. (24.8 x 46 cm.) The Roman Campagna was a place that Lear often returned to in the … Continue reading

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J.R. Green on Edward Lear in 1871

Writing to Miss Olga von Glehn from Villa Congreve (also), San Remo, on 10 March 1871, John Richard Green states: I have just been seeing Lear’s pictures packed off for the Academy. I shall be home just in time for a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Temple of Apollo at Bassae (1854)

Edward Lear, The Temple of Apollo at Bassae. Oil on Canvas. 146.4cm x 229.5cm. Monogram; lower right; EL. Date; lower right; 1854-55. Stretcher, verso; paint; Box 9. Stretcher, verso; graphite; 30. Label; stretcher, verso; printed; MAN. Stamp; canvas, verso; with … Continue reading

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Peter Newell’s Solomon Asks a Question

Peter Newell’s original illustration for John Kendrick Bang’s The Pursuit of the House-Boat. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1896, opposite p. 10. Solomon (the Gandalf-looking old man witha crown) is asking: “What is all this got to do with … Continue reading

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