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C was a lovely pussy Cat

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Artist: Edward Lear

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C was a lovely pussy Cat

Drawing by Edward Lear (1812-88)

England, c.1880

 

One of 26 drawings depicting a nonsense alphabet. Each features an illustration, the letter in capital and small size in both Roman and copperplate style, and humorous verse. These drawings were made in Northern Italy about 1880 for Charles Geffrard Pirouet, then a small boy staying at the same hotel as the artist.

 

Custom printed on 300gsm textured fine art paper.

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£5 – or FREE for orders over £60
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Europe
£20
6-10 working days
Rest of World
£30
10-14 working days

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6-10 working days
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PAPER:

We use fine art paper sourced from UK paper mills for our prints. The paper type has been chosen to best suit the original artwork.

INKS:

Each artwork is giclée printed using archival quality inks.

MOUNT:

Acid free, extra thick smooth white mount board with a white core.

GLAZING:

We use clear acrylic glazing for safety and longevity.

FRAMING:

Framed by hand in Sussex by skilled craftsmen using responsibly sourced materials, the finished product has a taped back and is supplied ready to hang.

PACKAGING:

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About the artist
about the artist

Edward Lear

Edward Lear was an English artist and illustrator known for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks. One of Lear's admirers was Beatrix Potter who was fascinated by his nonsense rhymes and limericks. Both artists often wrote with a particular child in mind.