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Death and the Woodcutter (La Mort et le Bûcheron), Second Plate

ca. 1876
19th century
321 x 241 mm (12.6 x 9.5 in.)

Alphonse Legros, French, (1837–1911)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on thin wove paper
State: Seventh of eleven states
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published in the deluxe edition of “L’Art,” vol. 7, 1876
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “A. Legros”; monogram in plate, lower right: “AL”
Bibliography: Bliss 142; Gabriel Weisberg, Social Concern and the Worker (University of Utah, 1973), cat. no. 33.
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.73

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This object has the following keywords:
  • allegory
  • death
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
  • loggers - People who cut trees for lumber. [December 1992 alternate term added. October 1990 lead-in term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 321 x 241 mm (12.6 x 9.5 in.)

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