Edward Lear

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Edward Lear
1812-1888
Roaming through Flowers
Pen and brown ink on paper.
9 x 7 3/8 inches (229 x 187 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Paul Pennoyer, 1963.
2007.88j
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Inscribed with, "once again Ivos roaming thru fields of flowers, I felt at each step new joys-but I look with a sigh that memory, kind?"

Provenance: 
Mrs. Paul Pennoyer.
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Part of 11 drawings including a nonsense rhyme, seven with humorous texts and three landscapes.

Associated names: 

Pennoyer, Frances, 1897-1989, former owner.

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