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Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman

P. Hofer

Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman

by P. Hofer

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lear, E.

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    Statementby P. Hofer.
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    Open LibraryOL20104416M

    Edward Lear: landscape painter and nonsense poet, by Angus Davidson (Book) Inventing wonderland: the lives and fantasies of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, J.M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame, and A.A. Milne by Jackie Wullschläger (Book). Five of Lear's limericks from the Book of Nonsense, in the Italian translation by Carlo Izzo, were set to music for choir a cappella by Goffredo Petrassi, in Edward Lear's Works: Mount Timohorit, Albania () Illustrations of the Family of the Psittacidae, or Parrots () Tortoises, Terrapins, and Turtles by J.E. Gray.

      Edward Lear () was eighteen when he started work on the illustrations for The Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots. As an ornithological draughtsman, with a talent for striking colors and anatomically correct renderings, Lear found himself taking extended walking trips through Europe. Edward Lear (12 or 13 May – 29 January ) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making coloured drawings during his.

      Mr. Hofer's major publications included ''Baroque Book Illustration: A Short Survey,'' ''Edward Lear, As a Landscape Draughtsman'' and ''Four Books and the Graphic Works of Goya.''. A world traveler, Lear had a variety of interests. In he published his first work,Illustrations of the Family Psittacidae or Parrots, which earned him a reputation as an ornithological draughtsman. In , he turned to landscapes and in to his nonsense poetry with the publication of A Book of Nonsense under the pen name Derry Down.


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Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman by P. Hofer Download PDF EPUB FB2

A short biography of Edward Lear --The tradition of landscape drawing that Lear inherited --Lear's technical procedure in landscape draughtmanship --Development of the artist as a draughtsman --The relation of Lear's drawing to his painting --An estimate of Lear as a landscape draughtsman --The growth in Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman book of Lear's landscape.

Edward Lear, while probably best known as the author of The Owl and the Pussycat and the famous Nonsense Books, was by profession a draughtsman and painter. For over fifty years afterfrom the age of twenty-four, he spent much of his life traveling or in residence abroad, producing thousands of sketches and drawings, some of which he later elaborated or used as studies for paintings.

In Philip Hofer published Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman (the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA). Unimaginable today, Chapter VIII of his book describes the then status of Lear collections, naming over 80 individuals or families in the United States, United Kingdom and Greece who held between one and fifty.

Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman by Hofer, Philip, Publication date Topics Lear, Edward,Landscape drawing, British Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow.

Books for Pages:   In Philip Hofer published Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman (the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA). Unimaginable today, Chapter VIII of his book describes the then status of Lear collections, naming over 80 individuals or families in the United States, United Kingdom and Greece who held between one and fifty.

Edward Lear(12 May – 29 January ) Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author, and poet, renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularised.

Biography Lear was born into a middle-class family in the village of Holloway, the 21st child. Each 1p., 8vo. ONE. ALS. 19 October He explains that he has been commissioned by the Oxford and Harvard University Presses 'to do a book on Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman'. The book will 'contain a short chapter on the present whereabouts of Lear drawings, the ownership of which has changed greatly in the last years'.

Edward Lear (12 May – 29 January ) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he place: Holloway, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

This page contains books and articles specifically about Edward Lear; it should be integrated with the one on Nonsense literature, all of whose items contain discussions of Lear. "[Fanny Kemble and Edward Lear in Italy]." Littel's Living Age 15 (): Fields, James Thomas.

Underbrush. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company,   His was a life of art and nonsense, the sublime and the ridiculous Uglow’s triumph is to show how his most famous works brought these contradictions together and struck sparks of creative life from them.” ―Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, The Guardian “Mr Lear is far more than a beautiful book―although it is that/5(10).

Edward Lear (12 or 13 May – 29 January ) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised/5(17).

Jun 5, - Drawings, watercolor and oil landscapes. See more ideas about Edward lear, Drawings and Painting pins. Edward Lear (12 or 13 May - 29 January ) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

His principal areas Pages: The English writer and artist Edward Lear () achieved fame as a lithographer, landscape artist, and author and illustrator of numerous travel books.

He is now remembered, however, for his five volumes of nonsense poetry and prose. Edward Lear was born onin Halloway, one of. Buy Edward Lear in Antiquarian and Collectable Books and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay. Great Savings Free Delivery / Collection on many items Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman Philip Hofer 1st ed.

no dust Jacket. £ Click & Collect. EDWARD LEAR, A BOOK OF NONSENSE, HUMOUR, DRAWINGS, VERSE, DALZIEL. In Philip Hofer published Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman (the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA). Unimaginable today, Chapter VIII of his book describes the then status of Lear collections, naming over 80 individuals or families in the United States, United.

Edward Lear father was a stockbroker and he was brought up largely by his sister Ann. He spent his early years first as a draughtsman for the Zoological Society, then as an artist for the British Museum. In Edward Lear was employed by the Earl of Derby to make coloured drawings of the rare birds and animals in the menagerie at Knowsley Hall.

Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful "Books of Nonsense," which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, Januat San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty names could evoke a wider expression of passing regret at their appearance in the obituary column.

Edward Lear (12 or 13 May - 29 January ) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. His principal areas Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

Edward Lear as a landscape draughtsman 1 copy Mishaps of a Compulsive Collector 1 copy The Artist and the Book in Western Europe and the United States 1 copy. Happy Birthday Edward Lear the writer, poet & painter born May 12th, Lear is best known for his nonsense poems & limericks.

By far his most famous work is The Owl 黎& the Pussy Cat.An exquisite image by the 19th century master of ornithological art, Edward Lear, of "The Book of Nonsense" fame. This lithograph was drawn and lithographed by Lear for his "Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots: the greater part of them species hitherto.

Edward Lear: not just a pretty poet When the newly founded Zoological Society of London needed a painter to depict rare birds, they called .