Edward Lear, The Pass of Monte d’Oro, Corsica.
Signed with monogram (lower left) and inscribed ‘Snow peaks exact & sharp off cloud/ Foliage all Beech. on turf/ small stream in foreground (verso).
Frances, Countess Waldegrave and her husband, Chichester Fortescue.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 12 November 1996, lot 96.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 9 June 2005, lot 101.