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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, The Plains of Bethany

Edward Lear, The Plains of Bethany. Signed with monogram (lower left). Oil on canvas. 9 ½ x 18 3/8 in. (24.1 x 47.6 cm.) Jerusalem, with its powerful biblical associations, was the goal of many artist-travellers to the Near East in the … 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, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem Beyond

Edward Lear, The Valley of Jehosaphat with Jerusalem beyond. Signed with monogram (lower right). Watercolour and bodycolour. 9.5 x 19.5cm (3 3/4 x 7 11/16in). Edward Lear travelled to Jerusalem from Corfu and arrived on 27 March 1858. His diary … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Jericho (1865)

Edward Lear, Jericho. Signed with monogram, inscribed ‘JCS’ and dated ‘1865’ l.r. Watercolour and bodycolour. 17.7 x 25.2 cm. (7 x 10 in.) Catherine Symonds, a gift from the artist; By descent to H.J. Vaughan; Christie’s London, 26 April 1963, lot … Continue reading

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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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Edward Lear, Jerusalem, A View from the South

  Edward Lear, Jerusalem; a view from the South looking towards the Dome of the Rock. Signed with monogram (lower right). Pencil and watercolour and bodycolour heightened with white. 6 3/8 x 10¼ in. (16.2 x 26 cm.). Lear first … Continue reading

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