Rébus : Béranger ne fut véritablement fort, car il n'eut jamais la clef des champs.
NamesMéryon, Charles (1821-1868) (Artist)Gaucherel, Léon (1816-1886) (Dedicatee)
Samuel Putnam Avery Collection
Frontispieces, addresses, rebuses and various subjects.]
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1854 - 1866Date Created: 1864
Library locationsThe Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print CollectionShelf locator: MEZAC
NotesContent: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.Content: DW101 bears lengthy inscription on back of print in black ink by artist to Monsieur Leon Gaucherel explaining the rebus.Content: Forms part of Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.Content: Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900. DW92, DW93, DW100 and DW101 bear collector's mark of Phillipe Burty (Lugt 413) DW97 bears collector's mark of L. R. Garnier (Lugt 2211) Another impression of DW101 is inscribed by the artist to Leon Gaucherel; Samuel Putnam Avery is know to have acquired a lot of 44 Meryon prints from Leon Gaucherel in 1872.Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon.Content: Miscellaneous prints, including one reproductive print after a miniature. Subjects include barrels, birds, books, business cards, coasts, coffins, fountains, horses, keys, laundresses, Louis XI, poetry, rebuses, stock certificates, tables, Valerius Maximus and views of the Palais de justice and Pont-Neuf. Included are a cancellation proof and a copper printing plate. Some prints bear the artist's monogram. Some prints printed by Auguste Delatre.Content: S. P. Avery Collection.Content: The states are listed according to Harold Wright's updated edition of Loys Delteil, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon. Other catalogs list states differently.Content: Title from Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon.Content: Two prints printed in red and black ink. One print printed in brown and black ink and one print printed in bronze ink.Citation/reference: DW 101(IV/IV)Content: Printed by Pierron.Content: Inscribed by the artist, on verso, to Léon Gaucherel.
Physical DescriptionExtent: State noted with standard reference number.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F1NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13519639Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25b48410-c614-012f-3c5a-58d385a7bc34
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