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

An ancient tomb in the Roman campagna

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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
An ancient tomb in the Roman campagna
signed 'Edward Lear. del.' (lower left) and dated '1839' (lower right)
graphite heightened with touches of white, on buff paper
5 ½ x 9 ¼ in. (13.8 x 23.3 cm)

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This drawing dates from Lear's time in Rome between 1837 and 1848, when he made frequent expeditions into the campagna, with its wild marshland and ancient Roman ruins.

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