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Edward Lear, Monte Generoso (1879)

Edward Lear, Monte Generoso. Pen and brown ink, inscribed and dated 1879, 25cm x 52cm. Illustrated. The Saleroom. With thanks to Stephen Duckworth. Advertisements

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Two More Worth Reading on Edward Lear

A few weeks ago, Cabinet: A Quarterly of Art and Culture published a long article by D. Graham Burnett on Edward Lear’s “The Dong with a Luminous Nose” in its “The Nose” Issue 64, pp. 84-91: “The Luminosity of the … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Lear-Lover: More to Read

Matthew Bevis’s fourth post on “Aspects of Edward Lear” is now available at the Houghton Library blog: it is concerned with nonsense incursions into Lear’s serious drawings. Here is a full list of Matthrew’s articles: I, II, III, IV. Michael … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Massa Looking towards Vesuvius (1839)

Edward Lear, Massa Looking towards Vesuvius. Signed and dated l.r.: Edward Lear del. / 1839.; inscribed with the title l.l.: Massa. looking towards/ Vesuvius.;signed and inscribed on an old label attached to the reverse: Vesuvius from Massa Chalk Drawing / made for R. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Venice (1865)

Edward Lear, Venice. Pen, ink and watercolour, inscribed “Venice Nov 11 4 pm 1865 (8)”, also with colour annotations throughout 12 x 34cms. The Saleroom.

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Edward Lear, Ithaca (1863)

Edward Lear, Ithaca. Inscribed with title and dated 1 May 1863 2.30pm, numbered ‘114’, pen, ink and watercolour and inscribed with notes, 33 x 49cm. The Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum Oxford label verso. Mallam’s Oxford.

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Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt (1867)

Edward Lear, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt. Titled Abu Simbl, dated 9-10AM, 9 Feby 1867, and numbered 382 once in pencil and once in ink, also inscribed with artist’s notes. Pen, brown ink, pencil and watercolour 25.5 x 54cm; 10 x … Continue reading

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