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Edward Lear, Civita d'Antino (1844)

Edward Lear, Civita d’Antino, 1844.

Black chalk, pencil, heightened with white, on light blue paper. Signed and dated 1844 lower right, inscribed Civita d’Antino lower left.  73 more words

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The Natural History of Edward Lear

Robert Peck’s book on Edward Lear’s career as a zoological illustrator is out; I thought it would be in large part a reprint of his essay in the Harvard Library Bulletin enhanced with reproduction, but it is actually a different, greatly expanded essay, which examines the whole of Lear’s early years and his relationships with several of the most important naturalists of the age. 34 more words

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Limericks by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a Bee;
When they said, “Does it buzz?” he replied,
“Yes, it does! 209 more words

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Edward Lear, Campagna di Roma (1844)

Edward Lear, Campagna di Roma.

A pair, watercolours, over pencil, with touches of white, both on light blue laid paper. Both signed, dated 1844 , and inscribed Campagna di Roma , and [?]For S. 24 more words

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Edward Lear, Albe (1844)

Edward Lear, Albe, 1844.

Black chalk, pencil, grey wash, heightened with white, on light buff paper. Signed and dated 1844 lower right, inscribed Albe lower left.  74 more words

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Edward Lear, Antrodoco (1844)

Edward Lear, Antrodoco, 1844.

Black chalk, pencil, heightened with white, on light blue paper. Signed and dated 1844 lower left, inscribed Antrodoco lower right. 13 x 18 cm. 15 more words

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Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Luco (1844)

Edward Lear, Santa Maria di Luco, 1844.

Black chalk, pencil, heightened with white, on light grey paper. Signed and dated 1844 lower right, inscribed S. Maria di Luco lower left.  62 more words

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