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PROPERTY FROM A HAMPSTEAD COLLECTION

Edward Lear
ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY AT PALAIOPOLIS, KALIGONI, SANTA MAURA 
Estimate
4,0006,000
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PROPERTY FROM A HAMPSTEAD COLLECTION

Edward Lear
ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY AT PALAIOPOLIS, KALIGONI, SANTA MAURA 
Estimate
4,0006,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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Edward Lear
1812-1888
ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY AT PALAIOPOLIS, KALIGONI, SANTA MAURA 
inscribed l.l.: R.C. cemetery Kaligoni; further inscribed, dated and numbered l.r.: Santa Maria 23 April 1863 5.30 pm / (68)
pen and brown ink and watercolour
18 by 35cm., 7 by 13¾in.
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Provenance

Martyn Geeff, London;
Christie's, London, 15 November 1988, lot 178, where purchased by the family of the present owners

Exhibited

London, The British Council, no.42a.

Catalogue Note

This on-the-spot drawing shows a view on the island of Lvekas which, in Lear's day, was known as Santa Maura. The island lies in the Ionian sea, a region Lear toured in the spring of 1863. 

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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London