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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)

    Coastline near Cephalonia

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)
    Coastline near Cephalonia
    inscribed 'off Cephalonia' (lower left) and dated '17. May. 1863' (lower right) and with number and inscription '148/Upright/next above lowest/right' (on the reverse)
    pen and ink and blue wash
    2 7/8 x 5¾ in. (7.3 x 14.6 cm.)


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    Lear was impressed with the views on Cephalonia; he noted in his diary that 'the views were delightful.'

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