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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo, Italy)
Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo, Italy)

A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome

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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo, Italy)
A view of the Valley of the Nera, near Rome
signed with monogram, inscribed and indistinctly dated 'Valley of the Nera/18...' (lower right) and with the artist's notation 'River'
pencil heightened with white on buff paper
10 1/8 x 13¾ in. (25.9 x 35 cm.)
Provenance
with Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, where acquired by Christian Peper, 1976.

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Lot Essay

Lear most likely made this drawing during his first few years in Italy, circa 1838-39, when he would often travel through the Campagna.

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