Joseph Vernet. “2e. Vue des Environs de Bayonne.”
Paris: Chez Jean, rue Jean de Beauvais, No. 32 nd, ca. 1775. Engraving by J. J. le Veau on laid paper. Hand color. Light scattered spots in margins along with some light soiling. Else, very good condition.
Joseph Vernet was a famous classical marine and landscape painter. He was commissioned to paint a series of French harbors called 'Ports de France'. This print is the second of two views of Bayonne which is on the Bay of Biscay near the Spanish border.