HONORE DE BALZAC
Katharine Prescott Wormeley
To Monsieur le Comte Jules de Castellane.
Leon de Lora, our celebrated landscape painter, belongs to one of the
noblest families of the Roussillon (Spanish originally) which,
although distinguished for the antiquity of its race, has been doomed
for a century to the proverbial poverty of hidalgos. Coming,