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Alphonse Legros

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1876 or earlier
19th century
240 x 273 mm (9.4 x 10.7 in.)

Alphonse Legros, French, (1837–1911)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on thin wove paper
State: Probably ninth of nine states
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published in the deluxe edition of “L’Art” 15 October 1876
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “A. Legros”
Bibliography: Bliss 144; Kovler, Forgotten Printmakers, cat. no. 609.
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.72

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  • plate Dimensions: 240 x 273 mm (9.4 x 10.7 in.)

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