London 1812 - 1888 San Remo
VIEW OF THE PONTE ROTTO, ROME
Pencil, heightened with white;
inscribed, signed and dated, lower right: Ponte Rotto Roma. / Edward Lear.del. 1839
framed: 473 by 644 mm
unframed: 256 by 422 mm
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Hinge mounted to a modern mount. There is a very light scattered foxing throughout the sheet and small stains to the upper left and lower right corners. There are some small losses to areas of white heightening. Otherwise the media remains in good condition throughout with the image very strong. Sold in a modern decorative giltwood frame.
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Lord Stanley of Alderley,
thence by descent;
H.D. Lyon, London;
with Eugene Thaw, New York,
where acquired in 1976