Six studies of trees in Alderly Park, Cheshire by Edward Lear

These early drawings, some made when the artist was twenty-five, were made at Alderley Park, Cheshire, property of the Earl of Derby, for whom Lear worked for four years before going to Holland in 1837.

Details

Medium:
Black and white chalk on blue paper
Dimensions:
36 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£830 ( Total: £3,325)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Trustees of Clonterbrook Estate

Provenance

From the Clonterbrook Collection

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

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