Lot 117
  • 117

Edward Lear

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
Sold
22,500 GBP
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Description

  • Edward Lear
  • A view of the Roman campagna with travellers passing a ruined brick tomb, an aqueduct in the distance
  • signed and dated lower left: E. Lear/ 1841
  • oil on canvas
  • 9 by 39.7 cm.; 7 1/2  by 15 5/8  in.

Provenance

Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), Crewe Hall, Cheshire and later Crewe House, Curzon Street, London from circa 1901;
Thence by descent.

Literature

Crewe House, London, Inventory, vol. 2, 1914, p.89, Corridor from Entrance Hall to Staircase;
Manuscript Catalogue of Pictures at West Horsley, n.d., vol. 3, p. 68.
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