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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 56

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)

    View of the town and harbour, Gaois, Paxos; and View of Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia, Greece

    Price Realised  

    Edward Lear (1812-1888)
    View of the town and harbour, Gaois, Paxos; and View of Argostoli and the Black Mountain, Cephalonia, Greece
    the first inscribed 'Paxo' (lower centre, in the margin), the second inscribed 'Cephalonia' (lower centre) and further inscribed in Greek (lower right)
    pencil, one pen and brown ink, both brown wash, on oatmeal paper
    9½ x 14½ in. (24 x 36.8 cm.) (2)


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    The present drawings relate to plates 18 and 12 of Seven Ionian Islands.

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    Provenance

    (2) Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 23 October 1991, lot 142 (part). With The Fine Art Society, London, October 1991.