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Edward Lear, On the way to Achmet Aga from Castella and Chalcis, Greece

Edward Lear, On the way to Achmet Aga from Castella and Chalcis, Greece. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘On the way to Achmet Aga. (from Cactella & Chalis)/ 23. June. 1848./ (70)’ (lower right) and further inscribed with notes. Pencil, pen and … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome

Edward Lear, A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome. Signed with monogram, inscribed and indistinctly dated ‘River’ (lower centre) and ‘Valley of the Nera/ EL 18[..].’ (lower right). Pencil heightened with white on buff paper. 10 ¼ x 13 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Zante, with a view over the town to Monte Scopo

Edward Lear, Zante, with a view over the town to Monte Scopo. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Zante. 28. May. 5. P.M./ 1863/ (210)’ (lower right). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 13 x 20 in. (33 x 50.8 cm.). During April … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Agios Pavlos, Mount Athos

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Agios Pavlos, Mount Athos. Inscribed in Greek ‘Saint Paul’, and dated ‘9.10. Sept./ 1856’ (lower right) and extensively inscribed with colour notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, on buff paper. 21 ¼ x 14 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Ithaca

Edward Lear, View of Ithaca. Inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Ithaca./ 27.April. 4.30.P.M. 1863. (83)’ (lower right) and further annotated in Greek with key of names of the other Ionian Islands. Pencil, pen and brown and grey ink and watercolour. 9 1/8 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Konstatmonitou, Mount Athos

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Konstatmonitou, Mount Athos. inscribed in English and Greek and dated ’16.Sept.1856′ and further inscribed in Greek (lower left) and with colour notes throughout. Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 13 5/8 x 19 ¼ in. (34.6 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Koutloumousiou, Mount Athos

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Koutloumousiou, Mount Athos. signed with monogram, indistinctly inscribed in Greek and dated ‘Sept.1.1856.’ (lower right) and dated again ‘1.Sept’ (lower left, in pencil). Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour. 9 1/8 x 12 ½ in. (23.1 … Continue reading

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