Les Moissonneurs (The Reapers)


Alphonse Legros (1837-1921), Les Moissonneurs (The Reapers), etching, c. 1890, signed in pencil lower right margin. Reference: Bliss 464, third state (of 3). In excellent condition, printed on a cream wove paper, the full sheet, 6 x 9 7/8, the sheet 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches.


Colnaghi’s, London (with their stock number c65632 verso)

Kennedy Galleries, New York (with their stock number A22741 recto)

A delicately printed impression, with a light veil of plate tone overall.

This is a rare example; there were only 12 impressions of the third state, and 5 of the second.