Alphonse Legros

Alphonse Legros/ Alphonse Legros

France 1837 - 1911

Painting, Etching

Alphonse Legros
Alphonse Legros

An etcher and a painter, Alphonse Legros was regarded as an influential teacher of his time. Becoming a British citizen in 1881, Legros served as a professor for nearly 20 years at the Slade School, introducing etching and modelling in his teaching methods.

Featured image: Alphonse Legros – The Pilgrimage (detail), 1871. Photo credits
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