Edward Lear

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Date of birth
1812-05-12
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Date of death
1888-01-29
 

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Visual Artist

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School or Movement
Literary nonsense
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Siblings
Ann Lear
Parents
Ann Lear
Jeremiah Lear
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holman hunt influenced edward lear (William Holman Hunt, influenced)
queen victoria taught by edward lear (Queen Victoria)
william wilkie collins a pal of edward lear (Wilkie Collins)
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By the time Lear was 16, his ability to draw birds had become notable. (Details)
He acquired his first patron, Mrs. Godfrey Wentworth. (Details)
Her father was a patron of painter J.M.W. Turner, and she was a keen amateur zoologist. (Details)
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Person
Assessment
He is known more as the author of "The Owl and the Pussy-cat" and other nonsense verse than for his painting.
Category
unknown
Disciplines
art
literature
Connections from
edward lear met thomas carlyle (Thomas Carlyle)
edward lear encouraged by holman hunt (William Holman Hunt)
edward lear a pal of alfred, lord tennyson (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson)
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