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Edward Lear, Cannes (1882)

Edward Lear, A view of Cannes Signed with monogram and dated ‘1882’ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Cannes’ (lower left). Watercolour and gum arabic. 16.5 x 26cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4in). Sold together with a letter from the artist. The present lot … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Monte Libro-Aperto (1883)

Edward Lear, A view of Monte Libro-Aperto, near Abetone, Italy. Inscribed ‘9.30-10. AM/Abetone 20 August 1883′ (lower right), further inscribed ‘Monte Libro-aperto/1900 metres/over 6000 feet’ (lower left), some further colour notes. Pen, ink and watercolour. 32.5 x 50.5cm (12 13/16 x 19 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Lago d’Iseo

Edward Lear, Lago d’Iséo, Lombardy, Italy. Inscribed with the title (lower left), numbered ‘151’ (lower right) and bears the John Peter Cochrance collection stamp (on the mount inside, lower left). Brown ink and watercolour. 16.5 x 22.8cm (6 1/2 x 9in). Following … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pentedatelo and Jenidgé

Two undated watercolours to be auctioned at Bonhams: Pentedatelo (Pentedattilo, Calabria, Italy), signed with monogram. Jenidgé (Macedonia).

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A 1952 Review of “Journals of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria”

Journals of a Landscape Painter in Southern Calabria, &c. By Edward Lear, Author of “Journals of a Lnadscape Painter in Albania,” &c. ―London: Bentley, 1852. This splendidly got up volume contains a simple but lively and graphic narrative of a … Continue reading

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Lear Drawings at King’s School, Canterbury

[In 2012, the King’s School in Canterbury held a bicentenary exhibition of its holdings of Edward Lear watercolours, part of an album of drawings donated by Hugh Walpole in 1938. Most of these works had already been presented by Charles … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A View of Menton from across the Bay

Edward Lear, A view of Menton from across the bay. Signed with monogram (lower right). Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour. 16.5 x 26cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4in). Lear had moved to Nice in November 1864 where he began work on … Continue reading

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