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Lear Edward ( 1812 - 1888 ) Sanremo
No 2. Mount San Salvador - Corfú
Artist: Lear Edward ( - 1888 ) Sanremo; issued in: London; date: ca 1863 ( Edward Lear ( 1812- 1888) was an English artist illustrator musician author and poet now known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks a form he popularised His principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making coloured drawings during his journeys which he reworked later sometimes as plates for his travel books; as a (minor) illustrator of Alfred Lord Tennyson's poems As an author he is known principally for his popular nonsense collections of poems songs short stories botanical drawings recipes and alphabets He also composed and published twelve musical se. technic: Lithography; colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; size (in cm) 26 x 37 cm; View of the highest mountain Pantokrator on the Greek island of Corfu. It is located in the northeast of the island. The Venetians called the pantocrator Monte San Salvatore.From Views in the Seven Ionian Islands, by Edward Lear. A Lithography, published in 1863 by the Artist, Oldham/London, Hugh Broadbent (1863/1979).Greek settlers from Eretria founded in the 8th century BC. A first colony.From 395 onwards, Corfu belonged to the Eastern Roman Empire. The island was conquered by the Saracens and in the 11th century by the Norman Duke Robert Guiscard.As a result of the 4th crusade, Corfu came under the rule of the despot of Epiros after 1204. As the dowry of Helena of Epirus, the island had been in Manfred's possession in Sicily in 1 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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