The Black Bird

Edward Lear ( 1812 -1888) was much admired as a nature artist. Our collection includes ink and watercolour illustrations of birds that the artist drew for a boy staying at his hotel in Northern Italy in about 1880, which are from the V&A's drawings collection.

Edward Lear

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Reviews

2 reviews
‘A very striking but simple and subtle watercolour of a black bird that is easy on the e...’

Fiona
‘Absolutely lovely, I now have two prints by Edward Lear.’

Gill

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