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Edward Lear: Jerusalem
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Edward Lear

[English Painter and Illustrator, 1818-1888]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Mount Athos, drawing

Notable SiteEdward Lear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Deir mar sabbas

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Edward Lear's Greece 1848-1868

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bolton Art Gallery, UK

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
6 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
2 works online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
2 watercolors online

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Library of Australia, Canberra

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
5 works online

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Edward Lear at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums, England
4 works online

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
4 works online

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
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Notable SiteEdward Lear in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteEdward Lear at CGFA  

Notable SiteEdward Lear at The Athenaeum  
6 works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Children's Literature Resources at Indiana University

Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century
The Cedars of Lebanon, 1862

Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century
The Pyramids Road, Gizah, 1873

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The British Library, London, UK

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Zorger Public Domain Images
Complete scans of 4 public domain works written and illustrated by Edward Lear

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edward Lear  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Philae on the Nile
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Masada Or Sebbeh On The Dead Sea, 1858
Masada Or Sebbeh On The Dead Sea, 1858

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Red and Yellow Maccaw
Red and Yellow Maccaw

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