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Alphonse Legros

(Dijon, France, May 8, 1837 - December 8, 1911, Watford, England)

L'Incendie, c. 1861
Etching and drypoint on paper
9 x 10 5/8 in. (228.6 x 269.88 mm)

Creation Place: Europe, French
Technique: Etching and drypoint
Credit Line: Gift of Gerard R. Pomerat
Accession Number: P80.343

Printed below bottom left corner of image: "A. Legros inv. & sculp. / L'Art."
Printed below center of bottom edge of image: "L'INCENDIE".
Printed below bottom right corner of image: "Imp. A. Salmon, Paris".

Marjorie Harth Beebe, Printmaking in France, 1850-1900 (Claremont: Montgomery Art Gallery, 1982), 19.
B. 141

Published in L'Art in 1876. The Benton's impression is one of the published impressions. (Meg Hausberg, June 27-29, 2022)

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  • Image Dimensions: 9 x 10 5/8 in. (22.86 x 26.99 cm)
  • Plate Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 10 13/16 in. (241.3 x 274.64 mm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Sheet Dimensions: 11 11/16 x 15 in. (296.86 x 381 mm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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