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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 93

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)

    View of Taggia, Liguria, Italy

    Price Realised  

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)
    View of Taggia, Liguria, Italy
    inscribed and dated 'Taggia./17. October. 1870/9. AM. to noon.' (lower left) and further inscribed with colour notes
    pencil, pen and brown ink
    14¼ x 21 in. (36.2 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Lear noted in his diary on this day: 'At 9 ... looked about for a general view & got only one possible - among olives - & drew till 12'
    For another view of this subject, see lot 92.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 17 November 1983, lot 79.
    With The Fine Art Society, London.