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Self-portrait, 1858 (?): 858

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Current Location: In storage


Self-portrait, 1858 (?)


Legros, Alphonse (Draughtsman)


History note: From the collections of Alphonse Legros (1837-1911); A. Poulet-Malassis (1825-1878); Robert Guéraut (c. 1840-) (Lugt 2210)

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Method of acquisition: Given (1917-03) by White, F. A.


Production date: AD 1858

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper Sight Size Height 230 mm Width 160 mm
Sheet Size Height 258 mm Width 190 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Alphons Legros/ His portrait by himself-1858
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Text: From M. Poulet-Malassis' Collection - This sketch was made for an etching of which only four copies are knwon - (Catal. Malassis-Thibaudeau
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Text: Mounted by / R. Guéraut
  • Location: On inner mount
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Text: 7 March 1917 / This Portrait / was given by the / Artist to Monsieur R. Guérault, from / whom it passed to / the undernamed who / had the honour of / adding it to the col / lections of the Fitzwilliam / Ex Dono / Frederick Anthony White / 170 Queens Gate London S.W. /
  • Location: On the back of the inner mont
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 858
Primary reference Number: 6506
Lugt: 2210
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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