September 16, 2017 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Edward Lear

(British, 1812-1888)

Fort of Isle San Marguerite, Cannes, 1865, inscribed with color and descriptive notes, title, the number "(131)" and dated "1:30 P.M. 10 April 1865", watercolor, ink, pencil and bodycolor on blue paper, 12-3/8 x 19-7/8 in.; gilt wood frame, 19-1/2 x 26-3/8 in.

Provenance:Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd, London, No. 42463; Private North Carolina Collection


laid on rag board, small loss at right edge, slight toning; frame with abrasions

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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