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

View of Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy

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Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo)
View of Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
inscribed and dated 'Lago di Como/ Bellaggio/ 26. May 1867. 6. 7. PM./ & 27th. May. 10/.11.30 AM./ (is not all the background too high & large?' and further inscribed in Greek (lower left) and numbered '(169)' (lower right) and further inscribed with colour notes throughout
pencil, pen and brown ink and blue, yellow, brown and grey wash
13 x 21 7/8 in. (33 x 55.6 cm.)
Provenance
Humphrey Whitbread; Christie's, London, 8 June 1976, lot 138.

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