Entrée du couvent des capucins français à Athènes.
NamesAvery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 (Collector)Méryon, Charles (1821-1868) (Artist)Delâtre, Auguste (1822-1907) (Printer of plates)
Samuel Putnam Avery Collection
Views of Bourges and other miscellaneous prints.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1851 - 1860Date Created: 1854
Library locationsThe Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print CollectionShelf locator: MEZAC
TopicsMonasteries -- Greece -- Athens
NotesContent: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.Content: Architectural prints, some reproductive prints after Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, Polycles Langlois and Jacques-Phillipe le Bas, views of Athens, Bourges, Chenonceaux and Pierrefonds and other architectural structures and details including apses, castles, church buildings, columns, convents, doorways, monasteries, ruins and windows. Other subjects include flageolets, medieval costumes and soldiers. One print depicts a map of the battle positions of Russian and Turkish fleets at Sinope in 1853. Some prints published in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, L'Inventaire des meubles...suivi d'une notice sur le chateau de Chenonceau by Prince Augustin Galitzin, 1856 and Athenes aux XVe, XVIe, et XVIIe siecles by Count Leon de Laborde, 1854.Content: Forms part of Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.Content: Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900. DW55 and DW58 bear collector's mark of Phillipe Burty (Lugt 413) DW61 bears collector's mark of A. Wasset (Lugt 200)Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonne of Charles Meryon.Content: Meryon intended the views of Bourges to form an album that would parallel the Paris set, according to James D. Burke, Charles Meryon Prints & Drawings, although such an album was never published.Content: One print includes watercolor.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 devised by cataloger.Citation/reference: DW 61(II/III)
Physical DescriptionExtent: State noted with standard reference number.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG97-F640NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13493719Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39b15a20-c614-012f-c552-58d385a7bc34
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