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EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)
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EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)

Cannes

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EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)
Cannes
inscribed and dated 'Cannes./ 3.30. P.M./ 10 April. 1865.' (lower left) and numbered '135' (lower right, and further inscribed in Greek and with colour notes)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
6 7/8 x 21 ¼ in. (17.5 x 54 cm.)
Provenance
with Agnew's, London, where purchased for the present collection.
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Lear spent the winter of 1864-5 in Nice executing 240 watercolours for exhibition the following spring in London. This watercolour was made shortly before his return to London.

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