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Physical description; 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. Contents; Edward Lear / Sir Steven Runciman -- From the sublime to the ridiculous / Jeremy Maas -- Lear on art -- The plates -- The catalogue -- Early years -- Natural history -- Early landscape (1834-1848) -- Lear's travels (1848-1888) -- Studio watercolours -- Lear and Tennyson -- Oil paintings -- Illustrated travel books -- Nonsense -- The pelican -- Later memorabilia. Subjects; Lear, Edward, -- (1812-1888) -- Catalogs. Lear, Edward, -- (1812-1888) -- Criticism and interpretation. Genres; Catalogs. Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Dr Vivien Noakes, the leading expert on Lear's life and work, has rewritten her classic biography. She was curator of the major exhibition 'Edward Lear, 1812-1888' at the Royal Academy, London and the National Academy of Design, New York. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and previously lecturer at Somerville College, Oxford, her publications include The Painter Edward Lear and Edward Lear: The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense.
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Book Description Orion Publishing Co, 1985. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110297786369
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # F-0297786369
Book Description Orion Publishing Co, 1985. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0297786369