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Edward Lear, A Cottage by a Stream (1839)

  Edward Lear, A Cottage by a Stream. Signed and dated May 16th 1839. Pencil, unframed. 25.25 x 36.75cm; 10 x 14½in. Provenance Captain (later Admiral) R.A. Oliver, served in New Zealand, and the south seas, in the late 1840s and early … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Study of an Ash (1837)

Edward Lear, Study of an Ash. Signed, titled and dated 1837. Pencil, unframed. 25.25 x 36.75cm; 10 x 14½in. Provenance Captain (later Admiral) R.A. Oliver, served in New Zealand, and the south seas, in the late 1840s and early 1850s, charting the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso (1878)

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso. Inscribed Mte Generoso/24 July. 1878/ 4.30.P.M. (in ink, over his own pencil inscription), pen and brown ink with blue wash, over traces of pencil. 15.5 x 25.5cm. Lear spent six summers at Monte Generoso on the Swiss/Italian … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Goats in a North African Landscape

Edward Lear, Goats in a North African Landscape (Egypt?) Signed with monogram, watercolour and pencil 11 x 17.5cm.

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Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh (1867)

Edward Lear, Wady Halfeh. Signed with monogram, dated 1867 and inscribed with title, watercolour 11 x 17.5cm. Wadi Halfa is in the Northern State of Sudan on the shore of Lake Nubia (Lake Nasser). Lear visited Egypt in 1866 and travelled … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Dakkeh (1864)

Edward Lear, Dakkeh. Inscribed and dated ‘Dakkeh./7.15 – 7.40 AM./Feb. 15. 1867./Pylon very sharp & well built/(a little too wide in drawing,)/or rather, not quite high enough’ (lower left); numbered ‘(477)’ (lower right); variously annotated throughout. Watercolour and ink heightened with … Continue reading

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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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