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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 90

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)

    Geneva, from Petit Sacconex, Switzerland

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)
    Geneva, from Petit Sacconex, Switzerland
    dated 'Sept.8th.1837.' (lower centre)
    pencil, heightened with touches of white on grey paper, corners cut
    6 x 9 3/8 in. (15.2 x 3.8 cm.)


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    The present drawing is the earliest work by Lear in this collection, and was executed on his way out to Rome for the first time in 1837 (see lot 78).

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