Death and the Maiden


  • Title

    Death and the Maiden

  • Artist/maker

    Alphonse Legros (1837 - 1911)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1872 - 1911
  • Material and technique

    graphite with brownish, green and reddish washes, strengthened in the outlines with the tip of the brush, on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 22 x 20.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs J.G. Legge through The Art Fund, in accordance with the wishes of her husband Dr J.G. Legge, 1947.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 1251

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