Jenny Uglow
Mr Lear

A delightful event with acclaimed biographer Jenny Uglow introducing her joyful and moving appreciation of Edward Lear’s extraordinary life and work. Following the talk there is an opportunity  to see a specially curated display of autograph letters, watercolours, and drawings by Edward Lear from the Museum’s collections, in Gallery 3. There will also be the opportunity to see his oil painting of The Temple of Apollo at Bassae, on permanent display in Gallery 2.

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