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Title

Death of the vagabond


Artist

Alphonse Legros

France, England

1837 - 1911


Details


Alternative title

La mort du vagabond


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Dimensions

55.5 x 39.0 cm platemark; 64.4 x 45.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., [incised plate] "A.L" and l.r. sheet, pencil "A. Legros". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1940


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8157


Artist information

Alphonse Legros

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 8. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Whistler to Freud: etchings in Great Britain, Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 60

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers