London, South Kensington
21 June 1998
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
signed 'Edward Lear del', inscribed and dated 'Cori/1st Feb/1840'
pencil and black chalk heightened with white on blue-grey paper, unframed
5 x 9in. (12.6 x 23cm.)
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Cori lies south east of Rome in the Lepini mountains. From 1838-1848 Lear wintered in and around Rome.
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