5 June 2003
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Edward Lear del./Roma.1844.' (lower left) and further inscribed 'Crescenza.' (lower right)
pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with white, on pale blue paper, unframed
3 x 5½ in. (7.6 x 14 cm.)
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For a note on Lear's stay in Rome, see lot 160.
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