Edward Lear

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Edward Lear
1812-1888
View of Mount Sinai
Watercolor, with some white tempera, over pencil, on cream-colored wove paper.
7 x 14 13/16 inches (178 x 376 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Vincent Astor.
1977.21
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Signed with monogram at lower right in brush and brown ink.

Provenance: 
Lady Lyttleton; Bishop Talbot; M. Platt; Stephen Spector.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 272.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Lyttleton, Lady, former owner.
Talbot, Bishop, former owner.
Platt, M., former owner.
Spector, Stephen, 1946-, former owner.
Astor, Vincent, Mrs., donor.

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