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Margaret Terry Meets Edward Lear

The summer of 1870 we spent in the mountains south of Turin. … That summer was memorable to me for my first experience in hero worship. Those were the days of the table d’hôte. The guest assembled and sat together … Continue reading

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Edward Lear (attrib.), Mount Athos (1856)

Attibuted to Edward Lear, Mount Athos. Bears signature, date [1856] and inscription, watercolour and pencil. 37.5 x 17.5cm (14 3/4 x 6 7/8in). Bonahms.

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Edward Lear, Ravenna

Edward Lear, Ravenna. Watercolour, signed with monogram, 11.1x18cm. Roseberys.

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Edward Lear, Monte Corno

Edward Lear, Monte Corno, or Gran Sasso d’Italia. Watercolour, signed with mongram and titled, 16.1×25.4cm. Roseberys.

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Edward Lear, Pentedattilo

Edward Lear, Pentedattilo, Calabria. Watercolour, signed with monogram, 16.1x22cm. Roseberys.

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Edward Lear, Corfu (1856)

Edward Lear, Corfu. Signed, inscribed and dated ‘Corfu/ELear./1856′ (lower right). Oil on canvas. 26.5 x 49.5cm (10 7/16 x 19 1/2in). The present lot shows a distant view of the citadel at Corfu, with the Albanian mountains beyond. Painted from a high … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View of Ohrid, Macedonia (1848)

Edward Lear, View of Ohrid, Macedonia. Signed with monogram, inscribed and dated ‘Akridha 1848’ (lower right). Watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic over pencil. 11.5 x 17.8cm (4 1/2 x 7in). Bonhams.

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