Coloured lithograph, mounted. 275 x 430mm. 10½ x 17". Slight foxing.
View of Tivoli from the very rare subscription edition of Edward Lear's 'Views in Rome and its Environs'- the first of Lear's illustrated travel books. Lear lived in Italy from 1837-41 before returning to England to supervise publication of the book. He returned to Rome shortly after.
Abbey 183. Angus Davidson, 'Edward Lear: Landscape Painter and Nonsense Poet'
[Ref: 15186] £320.00