Ministère de la Marine.
NamesMéryon, Charles (1821-1868) (Artist)
Samuel Putnam Avery Collection
Miscellaneous views of Paris.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1855 - 1864Date Created: 1865
Library locationsThe Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print CollectionShelf locator: MEZAC
TopicsParis (France)Government facilities
NotesContent: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.Content: DW44 includes verses printed upside down from a separate plate.Content: Forms part of Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.Content: Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900. DW44 bears collector's mark of unidentified French collection (Lugt 160) DW53 bears collector's mark of Chalcographie de Louvre (Lugt 1695)Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonee of the etchings of Charles Meryon.Content: Many prints were commissioned, including DW44 by Jean-Louis-Henry-Le Secq, DW45 by the Societe des Aquafortistes and DW55 by the French government.Content: Miscellaneous etchings of Paris and three preparatory drawings. Many are reproductive prints after drawings by Stefano Della Bella, Louis Marie Laurence, Victor Jean Nicolle and other unidentified artists and one after a painting by Renier Zeeman, of views of Notre-Dame, Musee du Louvre, Chatelet, Place de la Concorde, Pont-Neuf, and the Seine, along with many other architectural structures and details including bridges, chimneys, columns, colonnades, church buildings, footbridges, gable roofs, obelisks, public baths, streets, spires, towers and turrets. Other subjects include allegories, bells, birds, boats, covered wagons, crowds, ferries, fishes, fishers, horses, the house where Jean Paul Marat was assassinated, laundresses, monsters, peddlers, poetry, swords and tanners. Many prints bear the artist's monogram and were printed by either Auguste Delatre or Pierron. One print was published by the Societe des Aquafortistes. One print is a cancellation proof.Content: One print includes some work in pencil.Content: S. P. Avery Collection.Content: The states are listed according to Harold Wright's updated edition of Loys Delteil, Catalogue raisonee of the etchings of Charles Meryon. Other catalogs list the states differently.Content: Title devised by cataloger.Citation/reference: DW 45(II/VI)
Physical DescriptionExtent: Etching and pencil; state noted with standard reference number.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG97-F623NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13512885Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f960920-c614-012f-4b11-58d385a7bc34
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