Biography of Alphonse Legros Sculptor 1837-1911

Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti 09 Dec 1863 to James Leathart. 09 Dec 1863. 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea.

My dear Leathart (43),

The picture of Whistler's (29) which I mentioned was the unfinished Chinese one, since bought by Gambart (49) & which was, as I thought, the one about which you wished to know.

The Thames picture is still unsold, and on enquiring of Whistler (29) I find its price is 300 guineas. It is the noblest of all the pictures he has done hitherto, and is the one for your collection.

As regards Legros' works, I yesterday saw for the first time a picture he is doing now, of Hamlet in his mother's chamber, where he kills Polonius, about 20 inches by 15 I suppose in size, it may be rather more, and a truly admirable work, the finest he has done in London as yet. He intends to ask 45 guineas for it. It is so very cheap proportionately to the other that I am induced to mention it to you, since it is a work which will stand the proximity of anything whatever, being most full & luminous in colour, though, like all his work, low in tone.

With kind rememberances to Mrs. Leathart[8].

I remain my dear Leathart

Yours ever truly

D G Rossetti (35)

1871. George Frederick Watts 1817-1904. Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti Painter 1828-1882. 1853. William Holman Hunt Painter 1827-1910. Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti Painter 1828-1882. Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones 1860. After 09 Jun 1860. It was quite clear that we must give up Paris and get to our own home as soon as the doctor gave Edward leave to travel; so ruefully enough I wrote to Gabriel and told him how things were; and his answer was a comfort to us, for he reported that they were both tired of

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Before 1880 Maria Terpsithea Cassavetti Model 1843-1914 studied art at the Slade School of Art under Alphonse Legros Sculptor 1837-1911 and Auguste Rodin Sculptor 1840-1917.

1870. Dante Gabriel Rossetti Painter 1828-1882. Portrait of Maria Terpsithea Cassavetti Model 1843-1914. 1870. Dante Gabriel Rossetti Painter 1828-1882. Portrait of Maria Terpsithea Cassavetti Model 1843-1914. 1870. Edward Coley Burne-Jones Painter Baronet 1833-1898. Portrait of Maria Terpsithea Cassavetti Model 1843-1914. 1871. Edward Coley Burne-Jones Painter Baronet 1833-1898. Drawing of Maria Terpsithea Cassavetti Model 1843-1914.