Signed in pencil l.r., inscribed with title l.l.
Watercolour over traces of pencil
Unframed, in conservation mount only
6 by 13 cm., 2 ½ by 5 in.
(mount size 16 by 23 cm., 6 ¼ by 9 in.
Adolphe Ragon was born in London, the son of French parents. He initially worked as a French tutor whilst studying art under Lionel Constable. From the late 1870s he was working as a landscape and marine artist, exhibiting at the Royal Academy, Royal Watercolour Society and elsewhere. He lived in Felsted, Essex.