Edward Lear

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Edward Lear
1812-1888
Panoramic View of Tivoli with a Group of Figures
1839
Black chalk with smudging, white opaque watercolor over red chalk, on light blue altered to gray paper.
11 7/16 x 17 3/8 inches (291 x 443 mm)
Thaw Collection.
1972.12
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Inscribed, signed, and dated by the artist in black chalk; at lower left, "Tivoli"; at lower right, "Edward Lear del. / 1839".

Provenance: 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 230, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 113, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 171-172.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.
Unused drawing executed in connection with "Views in Rome and its Environs", London, 1841, the first of Lear's travel books.

Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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