Lot 118: Legros (Alphonse, 1837-1911). Les Bouleaux: Bord de l'Eau, Effet du Matin, etching on wove paper (watermarked O.W.P.), one of 38 impressions of the 2nd state, signed in pencil, plate size 127 x 203mm (5 x 8ins), sheet size 192 x 264mm (7.5 x 10.4ins), together with Bord de l'Adur, etching on wove paper (watermarked A.O.L. and O.W.P.), signed in pencil, plate size 113 x 202mm (4.5 x 8ins), sheet size 173 x 256mm (6.8 x 10ins), plus Les Bords de la Liane, etching on laid paper, an impression from the 6th state, plate size 153 x 203mm (6 x 8ins), sheet size 200 x 275mm (7.9 x 10.8ins), and seven other etchings by Legros, including Le Voyageur surpris par l'Orage, Le Voleur de Poires (2nd Plate), St. Pierre et St. Paul a la porte du Bonhomme Misere (5th state), St. Pierre et St. Paul a la porte de M. Richard (3rd state), title page for Fifty impressions of 10 Etchings by Alphonse Legros (5th state), and two others. Bliss 325, 392, 240, 226, 139, 145, 175, & 162 respectively. (10)
Dominic Winter's The John Camfield Collectionof British Etchings 1850-1980& Other Properties Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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