N03398 SKETCH OF ALPHONSE LEGROS
Canvas, 21×17 (53×43).
Presented by Lady Holroyd 1919.
Repr: Apollo, III, 1926, p.1.
Alphonse Legros (1837–1911), the artist and teacher, came to London from France in 1863 and, after teaching at the R.C.A., became Slade Professor at University College 1876–92. The Tate Gallery possesses a number of his paintings, drawings, sculptures and medals.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I