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    Sale 11787

    Old Master & British Drawings

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)

    View of Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
    View of Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
    inscribed and dated 'Lago di Como/ Bellaggio/ 26. May 1867. 6. 7. PM./ & 27th. May. 10/.11.30 AM./ (is not all the background too high & large?' and further inscribed in Greek (lower left) and numbered '(169)' (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes throughout
    pencil, pen and brown ink and blue, yellow, brown and grey wash
    13 x 21 7/8 in. (33 x 55.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Humphrey Whitbread; Christie's, London, 8 June 1976, lot 138.