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Alphonse Legros. 1837-1911.

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La Lisière de Fôret. (The Edge of the Forest). Etching. Bliss 504. 8 x 12 1/2 (sheet 9 1/4 x 13 5/8). Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College. A rich impression printed on cream laid paper. A large, impressive plate with subtle inking. Unsigned. $240.

Portrait of George Frederick Watts (1817-1904. 1879. Etching. Béraldi 198.iii/iv; Wright 198 iii; Bliss 198. 7 1/8 x 5 1/4 (sheet 11 7/8 x 8). As published the Revue de l'Art ancien et moderne May 10, 1900. A fine impression printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Signed in the plate. $225.

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Alphonse Legros was a French painter, sculptor and etcher. He was born in Dijon and spent his early career in Paris. He was encouraged by Whistler to move to London, which he did in 1863. His pupils include William Strang and Charled Holroyd.

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