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Edward Lear, A View near Gheneh (1884)

Edward Lear, A view near Gheneh, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1884’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘near Gheneh. 25 Feby. 1867.’ (lower left) and further inscribed ’50 NEAR Gkeneh’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour heightened with white. 3 ¾ x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Kom Ombo (1884)

Edward Lear, Kom Ombo, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘188[4]’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Kom Ombos. Feby 20. 1867′ (lower right) and further inscribed ’43. Kom Ombos.’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour. 3 7/8 x 7 ¼ in. (9.8 x … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View from Dabod (1880)

Edward Lear, View from Dabod, looking south, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1880’ (lower right); and inscribed and dated ‘from/ Dabod 17 Feby. 1867’ (lower left), and further inscribed and numbered ‘,35. From Dabòd, looking South.’ (verso). Pencil and watercolour. 3 … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, A Felucca on the Nile (1884)

Edward Lear, A felucca on the Nile, Abu Simbel in the distance, Egypt. Signed with monogram and dated ‘1884’ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Ipsam [?] Feby 9 1867’ (lower left). Watercolour heightened with white. 3 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Villefranche

Edward Lear, View of Villefranche, Côte d’Azure, France. Signed with monogram (lower right). Pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour and with gum arabic. 4 5/8 x 7 ¼ in. (11.7 x 18.4 cm.) Lear spent the winter of 1864-5 in the South … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, San Giorgio Maggiore (1865)

Edward Lear, On the lagoon, looking over to San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy. Signed with monogram, inscribed and dated ‘Venice. 1865. EL’ (lower left). Pencil and watercolour. 6 ½ x 10 ¼ in. (16.5 x 26 cm.) Lear arrived in Venice in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Bellagio (1867)

Edward Lear, View of Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy. Inscribed and dated ‘Lago di Como/ Bellaggio/ 26. May 1867. 6. 7. PM./ & 27th. May. 10/.11.30 AM./ (is not all the background too high & large?’ and further inscribed in Greek … Continue reading

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