- between 1852 and 1877
- Etching and india ink on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
- 19 1/2 × 15 1/4 inches (49.5 × 38.7 cm), 18 3/8 × 13 7/8 inches (46.7 × 35.2 cm), and 17 3/8 × 13 3/8 inches (44.1 × 34 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Legros's large portrait of Thomas Carlyle. | very few impressions taken and plate destroyed - extremely rare | Carlyle's neice sold a similar proof for 25 guineas | retouched by the artist in India ink. | B | Px ex mb | S | C1"
Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "A. Legros"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Print made by Alphonse Legros, 1837–1911, French, active in Britain (1863–11), Thomas Carlyle, between 1852 and 1877