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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 349

    Alphonse Legros (Dijon 1837-1911 Watford)

    Young Hercules and Chiron; Two studies of a young child resting her head in her hands; A portrait of a man with a moustache, in profile to the right

    Price Realised  

    Alphonse Legros (Dijon 1837-1911 Watford)
    Young Hercules and Chiron; Two studies of a young child resting her head in her hands; A portrait of a man with a moustache, in profile to the right
    signed and dated 1898, 1856 and 1899 respectively
    metalpoint (1 and 3); black chalk (2)
    9¾ x 12 1/8 in. (248 x 308 mm.); 5½ x 8 5/8 in. (140 x 219 mm.); 10½ x 7¾ in. (267 x 197 mm.) (3)


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    Provenance

    Frank E. Bliss (1).


    Exhibited

    Dutch Gallery, London, 1899.
    London, Grosvenor Galleries, Alphonse Legros (1837-1911): Paintings, Drawings and Prints, from the Collection of Frank E. Bliss, Esq., 1922, no. 29.
    Binghamton, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton, and elsewhere, Drawings from the Held Collection, 1970, no. 64.
    Williamstown, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, and elsewhere, Master Drawings from the Collection of Ingrid and Julius Held, 1979, no. 49 (1).