- Museum number
- Object: Effet du soir
A dimly lit landscape with two trees standing beside a river or lake; a hilly landscape in the background.
Etching and mezzotint on laid paper
- Production date
- 1880-1911 (circa see comments)
Height: 195 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 234 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 138 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 171 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- See, Elizabeth Harvey-Lee, 'Graphic Alchemy', Winter 2010, No: 29.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the print from Elizabeth Harvey-Lee. He retained the invoice number 110140 dated 17.12.10 which provides the following information:
"Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)
Effet du soir
Etching and Mezzotint after J.B. Clark (Joseph Benwell Clark, exhibitions 1880-1894) From the collection of Frederick Goulding the printer, signed by him in pencil. Ex collection FE Bliss (His stamp Lugt 265.)
Acquired by the British Museum taped inside a card mount annotated with the number 1110140 (Elizabeth Harvey-Lee's stock number also on the invoice.)
No 29 in Elizabeth Harvey-Lee's catalogue 'Graphic Alchemy.' John Christian annotated the page:
"Joseph Benwell Clark. exh 1880-94.
Not apparently in the Bliss catalogue."
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