Edward Lear (1812-1888), Cannes and the Esterel Mountains, 1865
14 x 22 in (35.5 x 55.5 cm)
Inscribed: Cannes / 8 April 8am 1865/ Esterelles, dusty lilac, somewhat lighter than sea / clouds thin and pale / Town gray, light off hills / 109
Collections: A. Davidson; with Agnew’s 1973; J.J. Carteer, Paris.
Lear spent the winter of 1864/5 in and around Nice for the second year in succession.