Alphonse Legros, né le 8 mai 1837 à Dijon, mort le 8 décembre 1911 à Watford près de Londres, est un peintre, graveur, sculpteur et médailleur français naturalisé britannique.Il s'est illustré comme enseignant au University College de Londres et a marqué l'art du dessin au Royaume-Uni à la fin de l'époque victorienne.↑ Legros, Alphonse dans: L. Forrer: Biographical Dictionary od Medallists, Volume III, Londres 1907, p. 375-378.

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  • Alphonse Legros, né le 8 mai 1837 à Dijon, mort le 8 décembre 1911 à Watford près de Londres, est un peintre, graveur, sculpteur et médailleur français naturalisé britannique.Il s'est illustré comme enseignant au University College de Londres et a marqué l'art du dessin au Royaume-Uni à la fin de l'époque victorienne.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon, 8 mei 1837 - Watford, Hertfordshire, 7 december 1911) was een Frans kunstschilder en etser. Hij wordt gerekend tot de stroming van het realisme.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon, 8 de maio de 1837 – Watford, Inglaterra, 8 de dezembro de 1911) foi um pintor e desenhista francês naturalizado inglês. Marcou época na arte do desenho durante a era vitoriana.
  • Alphonse Legros fue un escultor, grabador y pintor francés naturalizado británico, nacido el 8 de mayo de 1837 en Dijon y fallecido el 8 de diciembre de 1911 en Watford, cerca de Londres.
  • Альфо́нс Легро́ (фр. Alphonse Legros; 8 сентября 1837(18370908), Селонже, Дижон — 8 декабря 1911, Уотфорд недалеко от Лондона) — французский художник и мастер офорта; ассоциировался с ранним импрессионизмом.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon 8 May 1837 – 8 December 1911 Watford), was a French painter, etcher, sculptor, and medallist.His father was an accountant, and came from the neighbouring village of Véronnes. Young Legros frequently visited the farms of his relatives, and the peasants and landscapes of that part of France are the subjects of many of his pictures and etchings. He was sent to the art school at Dijon with a view to qualifying for a trade, and was apprenticed to Maître Nicolardo, house decorator and painter of images. In 1851 Legros left for Paris to take another situation; but passing through Lyon he worked for six months as journeyman wall-painter under the decorator Beuchot, who was painting the chapel of Cardinal Bonald in the cathedral.In Paris he studied with Cambon, scene-painter and decorator of theatres, an experience which developed a breadth of touch such as Stallfield and Cox picked up in similar circumstances. At this time he attended the drawing-school of Lecoq de Boisbaudran (the "Petite école") where he found himself in sympathy with Jules Dalou and Auguste Rodin. In 1855 Legros attended the evening classes of the École des Beaux Arts, and perhaps gained there his love of drawing from the antique, some of the results of which may be seen in the Print Room of the British Museum.He sent two portraits to the Paris Salon of 1857: one was rejected, and formed part of the exhibition of protest organized by Bonvin in his studio; the other, which was accepted, was a profile portrait of his father. This work was presented to the museum at Tours by the artist when his friend Cazin was curator. Champfleury saw the work in the Salon, and sought out the artist to enlist him in the small army of so-called "Realists," comprising (round the noisy glory of Courbet) all those who raised protest against the academical trifles of the degenerate Romantics.In 1859 Legros's L'Angelus was exhibited, the first of those quiet church interiors, with kneeling figures of patient women, by which he is best known as a painter. Ex Voto (1861), a work of great power and insight, now in the museum at Dijon, was received by his friends with enthusiasm, but it only obtained a mention at the Salon. Legros came to England in 1863 and in 1864 married Miss Frances Rosetta Hodgson. At first he lived by his etching and teaching. He then became teacher of etching at the South Kensington School of Art, and in 1876 Slade Professor at University College, London.He was naturalized as a British citizen in 1881, and remained at University College seventeen years. His influence there was exerted to encourage a certain distinction, severity and truth of character in the work of his pupils, with a simple technique and a respect for the traditions of the old masters, until then somewhat foreign to English art. He would draw or paint a torso or a head before the students in an hour or even less, so that the attention of the pupils might not be dulled. As students had been known to take weeks and even months over a single drawing, Legros ordered the positions of the casts in the Antique School to be changed once every week. In the painting school he insisted upon a good outline, preserved by a thin rub in of umber, and then the work was to be finished in a single painting, "premièr coup."Experiments in all varieties of art work were practised; whenever the professor saw a fine example in the museum, or when a process interested him in a workshop, he never rested until he had mastered the technique and his students were trying their apprentice hands at it. As he had casually picked up the art of etching by watching a comrade in Paris working at a commercial engraving, so he began the making of medals after a walk in the British Museum, studying the masterpieces of Pisanello, and a visit to the Cabinet des Médailles in Paris. Legros, considered the traditional journey to Italy a very important part of artistic training, and in order that his students should have the benefit of such study he devoted a part of his salary to augment the income available for a travelling studentship. His later works, after he resigned his professorship in 1892, were more in the free and ardent manner of his early days—imaginative landscapes, castles in Spain, and farms in Burgundy, etchings like the series of "The Triumph of Death," and the sculptured fountains for the gardens of the Duke of Portland at Welbeck Abbey.
  • Alphonse Legros (* 8. Mai 1837 in Dijon; † 7. Dezember 1911 in Watford, Hertfordshire) war ein britischer Maler und Radierer des Realismus und Medailleur mit französischen Wurzeln.
  • Alphonse Legros (Digione, 8 maggio 1837 – Watford, 8 dicembre 1911) è stato un pittore, incisore e scultore francese naturalizzato britannico.Sul finire dell'epoca Vittoriana Legros ha certamente lasciato una forte impronta nella storia del disegno in Inghilterra, e si è particolarmente distinto come docente dell'University College di Londra.
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  • Alphonse Legros, né le 8 mai 1837 à Dijon, mort le 8 décembre 1911 à Watford près de Londres, est un peintre, graveur, sculpteur et médailleur français naturalisé britannique.Il s'est illustré comme enseignant au University College de Londres et a marqué l'art du dessin au Royaume-Uni à la fin de l'époque victorienne.↑ Legros, Alphonse dans: L. Forrer: Biographical Dictionary od Medallists, Volume III, Londres 1907, p. 375-378.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon, 8 mei 1837 - Watford, Hertfordshire, 7 december 1911) was een Frans kunstschilder en etser. Hij wordt gerekend tot de stroming van het realisme.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon, 8 de maio de 1837 – Watford, Inglaterra, 8 de dezembro de 1911) foi um pintor e desenhista francês naturalizado inglês. Marcou época na arte do desenho durante a era vitoriana.
  • Alphonse Legros fue un escultor, grabador y pintor francés naturalizado británico, nacido el 8 de mayo de 1837 en Dijon y fallecido el 8 de diciembre de 1911 en Watford, cerca de Londres.
  • Альфо́нс Легро́ (фр. Alphonse Legros; 8 сентября 1837(18370908), Селонже, Дижон — 8 декабря 1911, Уотфорд недалеко от Лондона) — французский художник и мастер офорта; ассоциировался с ранним импрессионизмом.
  • Alphonse Legros (* 8. Mai 1837 in Dijon; † 7. Dezember 1911 in Watford, Hertfordshire) war ein britischer Maler und Radierer des Realismus und Medailleur mit französischen Wurzeln.
  • Alphonse Legros (Digione, 8 maggio 1837 – Watford, 8 dicembre 1911) è stato un pittore, incisore e scultore francese naturalizzato britannico.Sul finire dell'epoca Vittoriana Legros ha certamente lasciato una forte impronta nella storia del disegno in Inghilterra, e si è particolarmente distinto come docente dell'University College di Londra.
  • Alphonse Legros (Dijon 8 May 1837 – 8 December 1911 Watford), was a French painter, etcher, sculptor, and medallist.His father was an accountant, and came from the neighbouring village of Véronnes. Young Legros frequently visited the farms of his relatives, and the peasants and landscapes of that part of France are the subjects of many of his pictures and etchings.
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