Edward Lear drawings of landscapes, animals, and birds
Drawings of landscapes, animals, and birds by English artist, Edward Lear.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Access restricted. Consult curator of the Dept. of Printing and Graphic Arts for permission to consult.
Extent.25 linear feet (1 album and 4 folders in 1 box)
An album (46 x 61 cm.) of 54 drawings on paper in pen, ink, watercolor, gouche, graphite, and Chinese white. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album inscribed: "Cecilia Lushington from Mr. Lear, May 25th 1855." Album bound in marbled boards, vellum spine and corners; in red cloth box.
Biographical / Historical
Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist and author.
Arranged as bound in album.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
42M-209. Gift of W. B. O. Field; received: 1942 July 27.
See also MS Typ 55.25. Drawing of Corfu removed from this album.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Lear, Edward,1812-1888. Edward Lear drawings of landscapes, animals, and birds, ca. 1849-1855: Guide.
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