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LEGROS, Alphonse (1837 - 1911), Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEGROS, Alphonse (1837 - 1911), Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active then naturalised in England.

Born 8 May 1837, in Dijon; died 8 December 1911, in Watford, near London.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes.

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[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Alphonse Legros was the youngest child of a poor family and his education was so neglected that when, at the age

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