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Mount Olympus from Larissa, Thessaly, Greece

Artist:
Edward Lear (British, London 1812–1888 San Remo)
Date:
1848–88
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 x 15 in. (17.8 x 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Florence B. Selden, in memory of Carl L. Selden, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.205
Not on view
Inscription: The artist's monogram, EL, appears at the lower right of the sheet.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Selden; Mrs. Carl L. Selden(Promised Gift, June 16, 1989); Donor: Florence B. Selden Bequest
Gooden & Fox, Ltd., London Edward Lear: A Loan Exhibition.. London, 1968, fig. no. 53.

American and English Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings. Davis and Long Company , New York, NY, New York, 1977, fig. no. 40.

Isabel Combs Steube Through English Eyes: The Geography of Romanticism in British Watercolors, 1760-1860 Ex. pamphlet. The Katonah Gallery, Sept. 16–Oct. 28, 1979, cat. no. 35, pp. 16, 19, ill.



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