Seven views of the Lake District by Edward Lear

7 drawings from early in the artist's career: 1) Derwentwater, Looking into the Jaws of Borrowdale; 2) Derwentwater; 3) Buttermere; 4) Wastdale Head; 5) Grassmere Looking Towards Helm Crag and Steel Fell; 6) Bassenthwaite; 7) Crummockwater.

Details

Medium:
Pencil & watercolour
Dimensions:
16.8 x 25.4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£16,068 ( Total: £22,048)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Allan Nevill (artist's godson); by descent; Christie's.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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Daily, 9.30am – 5.30pm

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