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“Art, Animals & Politics: Knowsley and the Earls of Derby” edited by Stephen Lloyd
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“Art, Animals & Politics: Knowsley and the Earls of Derby” edited by Stephen Lloyd

Since they were created Earls of Derby in 1485, the Stanleys – a great Lancastrian family, whose seat, Knowsley Hall, is near Liverpool – have been significant in the life of the nation as patrons and collectors, sportsmen and politicians. These absorbing essays by a distinguished cast of contributors including the historian David Starkey, on Lady Margaret … Continue reading »

View of Corfu – Bonhams London
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View of Corfu – Bonhams London

A wonderful oil of Corfu by Edward Lear will be sold at Bonhams in London on 2nd March 2016. See below for more information or click on the following link: https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23166/preview_lot/4894306/ A View of Corfu signed, inscribed and dated ‘Corfu/ELear./1856′ (lower right) oil on canvas 26.5 x 49.5cm (10 7/16 x 19 1/2in). Estimate: £40,000-60,000 … Continue reading »

Travel & Nonsense: The Genius of Edward Lear – lecture 24th October 2015
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Travel & Nonsense: The Genius of Edward Lear – lecture 24th October 2015

Dr. Colin Harrison, Senior Curator of European Art at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford will be giving a lecture on Edward Lear at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley on Saturday 24th October 2015.  The talk will explore the originality and charm of this uniquely versatile artist. Please follow the link for more information http://rrm.co.uk/events/nature-and-nonsense-the-genius-of-edward-lear Continue reading »