A Wayfairer


Alphonse Legros (1837-1921), A Wayfairer, etching and drypoint, c. 1890, signed in pencil lower right [also signed in the plate lower right]. Reference: Bliss 265. In good condition, with margins (some dealer stock numbers in margins, slight soiling), printed on a cream laid paper, 5 1/2 x 10 5/8, the sheet 9 x 12 7/8 inches, archival mounting.


Frank E. Bliss (stamp [variation] lower right recto, Lugt 265. Bliss was the author of the a catalogue raisonne for the artist)

C.J. Knowles (1840-1900), London, oval stamp with initials CJK (Lugt 576). Knowles was an active art collector, a close friend of Legros, as well as other artists such as Strang and Rodin.

A fine impression.

The British Museum entitles their impression Un Vagabond Passant dans une Ruelle.