Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
The Monastery of Koutloumousiou, Mount Athos
signed with monogram, indistinctly inscribed in Greek and dated 'Sept.1.1856.' (lower right) and dated again '1.Sept' (lower left, in pencil)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
9 1/8 x 12 ½ in. (23.1 x 31.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 12 March 1987, lot 116.
with Agnew’s, London, where purchased by the present owner.