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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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Peter Newell’s Fairyland

Peter Newell, Fairyland. Oil on panel. 12 x 16 in. Signed lower right Heritage Auctions.  

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Edward Lear, View of Florence from Villa Petraja (1861)

Edward Lear, View of Florence from Villa Petraja. Signed with monogram and dated EL /1861 at lower left. Oil on canvas. 
47 x 75.5 cm (18 ½ x 29 ¾ in.). ‘At present I am at work ferociously on the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Kangchenjunga from Darjeeling (1877)

Edward Lear, Kangchenjunga from Darjeeling. Signed with monogram and dated 1877 l.r. Ooil on canvas. 117 x 178 cm. (46 x 70 in.) Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, (1815-1895); Donated by Lord Aberdare to the Mountain Ash Urban District Council (currently, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Sunset on the Nile, above Aswan (1871)

Edward Lear, Sunset on the Nile, above Aswan. Signed with monogram (lower left); bears exhibition label and inscribed, signed and dated ‘On the Nile/Edward Lear/1871′ (verso). Oil on canvas. 24 x 47cm (9 7/16 x 18 1/2in). Purchased directly from the artist … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Philae

Edward Lear, Philae. Signed with monogram (lower right). Oil on paper laid down on canvas. 13 3/8 x 21 ¼ in. (34 x 54 cm.) Lear visited Philae twice, in late January and early February 1854 and in January 1867. Christie’s.

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Edward Lear, Jerusalem Looking North West (1859)

Edward Lear, Jerusalem looking North West. Signed with monogram and dated ‘EL /1859’ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Jerusalem looking North West’ (on the stretcher) and with inscription ‘Jerusalem looking North West/Painted by Edward Lear from drawings/made there in 1858 for Lord … Continue reading

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