LEGROS, Alphonse (1837-1911):

Self-portrait, Number four

Etching, drypoint and stipple, with surface tone, ca.1894. Legros 412. Unsigned. Some numbered and signed impressions were produced.
Provenance: With the artist’s monogram stamp, Lugt suppl.140a; P.V. Sanchez (not in Lugt). The monogram stamp was affixed by the artist’s son Lucien on unsigned proofs left in his father’s estate, or on the few proofs subsequently pulled, never exceeding the edition size dictated by the artist. After this the plates were destroyed by the son.

A fine, tonal impression printed on cream wove, with margins all round. In very good condition. 303 x 216mm.