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Edward Lear, Amalfi (1844)

Edward Lear, Amalfi .
Inscribed and dated ‘Amalfihi/8. June. 1844’ (lower right). Pen and ink over traces of pencil. 48 x 34.5cm (18 7/8 x 13 9/16in). 16 more words

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A Note to John Newbott from Edward Lear

International Autograph Auctions have a note written by Edward Lear on 8 February to a collegue in Rome, introducing Gussie Bethell:

LEAR EDWARD: (1812-1888) English Artist, Illustrator and Poet.

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Edward Lear in the TLS

The Times Literary Supplement for 3 February has not one, not two, but three articles on Edward Lear:

Adam Kendon’s “Edward Lear Painting Parrots… 143 more words

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Complete Nonsense

I found a book of Edward Lear’s
filled with dongs and dings
and in between it’s pages
we’re all kinds of silly things
like runcible spoons… 25 more words

Edward Lear Letters under the Hammer

Several letters by Edward Lear were auctioned last September at Forum Auctions. I would be interested in knowing where they ended up, especially the two containing nonsense and pictures. 1,223 more words

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The Brucko Brothers,
Buster and Buck,
Cut a fine figure
Despite their ill luck.
“My boys are all legs!”
Their mother exclaimed. 123 more words

Drawings of Edward Lear

While Edward Lear often drew cartoons of himself, he was also sketched and photographed a number of times. I have copied some of these images for a quick film I am making to illustrate the suite composed by David Watson, and that uses the themes from some of the songs he wrote for our project “Following Lear”. 167 more words

Tim Wilson