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Edward Lear bust finds a permanent home in the Corfu Reading Society by Megakles Rogakos

Bust of Edward Lear unveiled at the Reading Society in Corfu

One of the Society’s first tasks was to commission Franco-Hellenic sculptor Margo Roulleau-Gallais (b. 1979) to create a portrait of Lear. Based on photographic archives, Roulleau-Gallais crafted a bronze life- size bust of the painter’s great naturalistic likeness, as largely familiar to the public, groomed with a long and thick beard, wearing spectacles with oval lenses, and dressed in a three-piece period suit.

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Photo credit: Lord Jacob Rothschild, Derek Johns and Count Spiro Flamburiari