Édouard Léon Cortes (France, 1882-1969) also known as 'the Parisian Poet of Painting', was a French post-impressionist artist of French and Spanish descent. He was known primarily for his Paris cityscapes portrayed in different weather conditions.
Édouard Cortes - 'Café de la Paix, Place de l'Opéra - Oil on Canvas - 33.0 cm x 45.7 cm (13'' x 18'')
Total Frame dimension : 53.3 cm x 71.1 cm (21'' x 28'')
Signed lower right : 'EDOUARD CORTES'
Provenance confirmed by Christies (David Klein) in 2008