12 November 1996
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
Cypresses at Ravenna
inscribed and dated 'Ravenna./4.15. P.M. May 5. 1867' (lower left) and numbered '(26)' (lower right)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
5½ x 9 in. (14 x 22.5 cm.)
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Lear passed through Ravenna on his return to England from Egypt in 1867.
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