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Portrait of the Artist Alphonse Legros


Henri Fantin-Latour



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G354
Portrait of the Artist Alphonse Legros, Henri Fantin-Latour
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Medium: Paintings | oil on linen
Size: 10 1/2 x 9 in. (26.67 x 22.86 cm) (canvas)10 x 8 13/16 in. (25.4 x 22.38 cm) (sight)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Date LR (scratched into paint surface): [Fantin, 56]
Physical Description: sketchy portrait of a man with bushy brown hair, small beard and mustache, wearing a dark suit with a white shirt; abstracted foliage in background with bit of sky at UL corner. Painted entirely en plein air.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Steven Zellmer and Gift of the Paintings Council
Accession Number: 2000.48
Artist: Henri Fantin-Latour, French, 1836 - 1904
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1836 - 1904
Added to Site: February 28, 2009