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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
Property from the descendants of Charles Church (lots 229-244)
Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)

A ruined tower, Thebes

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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
A ruined tower, Thebes
inscribed and dated 'Thebes. July. 4. 1848/ a high wind & so cold I must go back for a coat' (lower left), numbered '117' (lower right), and extensively inscribed with colour notes throughout
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
10 ½ x 18 3/8 in. (26.7 x 46.7 cm.)
Provenance
Charles Church, a gift from the artist, and by descent to the present owners.
Exhibited
Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, Edward Lear, Drawings from a Greek Tour, July 1964, no. 42.

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