La Mort et le Bucheron (Death and the Woodcutter)

Alphonse Legros, 1837 - 1911



La Mort et le Bucheron (Death and the Woodcutter)

Alphonse Legros 1837 - 1911

Summary

The figure of Death with a man collecting wood in a woodland setting. Death stands to the right, facing to the left and carrying a scythe. The woodsman is to the left, stooped down and looking up and to the right toward the figure of Death. He has a large faggot of wood in his arms.


Object Name

La Mort et le Bucheron (Death and the Woodcutter)

Creators Name

Alphonse Legros

Date Created

1877-1890

Dimensions

support (sight): 38cm x 29.2cm

accession number

1882.105

Place of creation

Europe

Support

paper

Medium

ink (black)

Credit

Gifted by Alphonse Legros, 1881


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