Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Print made by Alphonse Legros, 1837–1911, French, active in Britain (1863–11)

Title:
Thomas Carlyle
Date:
between 1852 and 1877
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and india ink on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 × 15 1/4 inches (49.5 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
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"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.709
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Voices of Scotland (The Grolier Club, 1992-12-17 - 1993-02-20)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22406