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Alphonse Legros

Alphonse Legros

Code: 10211


W: 14cm (5.5")H: 12cm (4.7")

£60.00 Approx $76.24, €70.09

Alphonse Legros

French  1837 - 1911 (Died Watford)


A tree lined stream with cottage


Etching, signed in pencil, unframed


Alphonse Legros was a French born British painter, etcher and sculpor, now remembered chiefly for his graphics on macabre and fantastic themes.  An excellent draughtsman, he taught in London, revitalising British drawing and printmaking during a low ebb.  Encouraged by Whistler, legros settled in London in 1863 and taught etching until his appointment as Slade Professor of Fine Art, University College, London 1876-92