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Alphonse Legros

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The Prodigal Son (Second Plate)

ca. 1870-1890
19th century
226 x 150 mm (8.9 x 5.9 in.)

Alphonse Legros, French, (1837–1911)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Drypoint on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: 15
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “A. Legros”
Marks: Watermark: Shield with diagonal stripe
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Bliss (Lugt 265; inscribed in pencil, lower right margin: “From The Collection of Mme. Legros / From The Bliss Collection”)
Bibliography: Bliss 293; Print Collectors Quarterly, vol. 2 (1912), reproduced p. 446.
Credit Line: Gift of Associated American Artists, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.19.1

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  • plate Dimensions: 226 x 150 mm (8.9 x 5.9 in.)

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