1) Loweswater; 2) Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park; 3) View to the South from Birkrigg, Furness, Lancashire
- Art Funded
- 1) 17.3 x 25.3 cm; 2) 17.3 x 25.6 cm; 3) 8.8 x 17.2 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £7,410 (Total: £18,042)
- W/S Fine Art Ltd
Lear creates precise details and varied textures largely from the use of the pencil and touches of white heightening. In the small view from Furness, for example, he is able to create the impression of distant hills with no more than a few waving lines.
1&3) Robert A Hornby; Sotheby's, 1982; Sotheby's, 2005; W/S Fine Art Ltd. 2) Sotheby's, 1986; Sotheby's, 2005 W/S Fine Art Ltd.