Sir Charles Holroyd

Sketch of Alphonse Legros

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 533 x 432 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Lady Holroyd 1919
Reference
N03398

Catalogue entry

N03398 SKETCH OF ALPHONSE LEGROS
 
Not inscribed.
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.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I