Edward Lear (British, 1812-1888) A set of four studies of Greek views and figures 1.'Sunium' inscribed and dated 'Sunium April 6. 4.30PM 1864' (lower left), 'Makronisi, Keos', in Greek (lower right) and the artist's colour notes 2. Study of priests inscribed 'Chorodia is the name of the monastery I was at yesterday', in Greek (upper right), 'The priest/Georgios Petrides/from Kallikrati, Sfakia', in Greek (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'Vernarakis Jeremias/2 april 1864' in Greek and English (lower left) 3. The Siesta inscribed with the artist's colour notes 4. The coast of Crete inscribed 'Psiloritis and Perivolia from the house of/Mr Constantine Kalokairinos, in Rethimno/8 may 1864. 6p.m.' (lower right), 'Kouloukonas', in Greek (lower left) and the artist's colour notes largest 7 x 27cm (2 3/4 x 10 5/8in).