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Edward Lear, Albenga from the Railway (1880)

Edward Lear, Albenga from the Railway. Pen, pencil and brown ink with watercolour on paper, 13×7.5cm, framed and glazed. Provenance Christies May 1972 The Saleroom. “day was was sloping toward his western bower” is from the last stanza of Tennyson’s “Mariana” … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Reapers at their Sultry Toil, Monte Gennaro, Italy

Edward Lear, Reapers at their Sultry Toil, Monte Gennaro, Italy. Inscribed ’40/and one, the reapers at their sultry toil’ (margin upper left); ‘Monte Gennaro.(Italy.)’ (margin upper right); indistinctly inscribed (margin lower left). Pencil, ink and wash. 35.6 x 54cm (14 x 21 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Copy of Tennyson’s Idylls of the King

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord IDYLLS OF THE KING. LONDON: BRADBURY AND EVANS FOR EDWARD MOXON & CO., 1859. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 ins.; 171 x 109 mm). Eight-page publisher’s catalogue dated July 1859 bound  before front free endpaper; some minor … Continue reading

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More to Read on Lear and Nonsense

When I last posted news of essays on Edward Lear I forgot to mention the following I learned about from John Varriano’s essay: Fiorentino, Emmanuel. “Edward Lear in Malta.” Proceedings of History Week 1984  (1986): 33-40. Available online as a … Continue reading

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