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Au Bord de L'Eau: Effet du Matin [At the water's edge, morning effect]: P.249-1949

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Current Location: In storage


Au Bord de L'Eau: Effet du Matin [At the water's edge, morning effect]


Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse




A view of trees on a bank beside water seen in the immediate foreground. One tree leans against another to the left and are illuminated by morning sunlight emanating from the centre right and across a landscape of open fields beyond.

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Bequeathed by Campbell Dodgson, October 1949

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


19th century
1877 - 1884


Etching, drypoint and aquatint, printed in dark brown ink on heavy Japanese paper. Second state of four (the fourth 'state' being a counterproof, as recorded in Dodgson (Legros)). Signed by the artist in brown ink in the margin at lower right: 'A. Legros'.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.249-1949
Primary reference Number: 239995
Dodgson (Legros): 218.ii
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Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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