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Edward Lear’s Indian Trees

For sale from Donald A. Heald. Indian Trees, Palms and Bamboos [cover title of an album of 19 original watercolours mostly of Indian landscape by Edward Lear] San Remo, Italy: 1878-1882. Folio. (19 x 12 inches). 19 original watercolour drawings … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: Letter to Lord Lindsay

3 November. My dear Lord Lindsay, I have but a very few moments to thank you for a most kind letter & for the Cheque for 5£ it Contains. I shall like to hear that you & Lady Lindsay are … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s 1838 Stay in Amalfi

Above is a page from the Guest Book of Albergo Cappuccini in Amalfi. In the upper half are the signatures of Edward Lear and James Uwins, “Pittori Inglesi. Contentissime. 3. weeks. 18. July. 1838” (English Painters. Very Satisfied. 3 weeks. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pamvotis Lake

Edward Lear, Pamvotis Lake looking towards Aslan Pasha Mosque, Ioannina. Watercolour and gouache over pencil. 16.5 x 26cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4in). Bonhams.

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Edward Lear, Ponte della Maddalena

Edward Lear, Ponte delle Maddalena, Bagni di Lucca. Signed with monogram (lower left). Watercolour. 16 x 25.5cm (6 5/16 x 10 1/16in). Bonhams.

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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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