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Title

The admiralty, Paris


Artist

Charles Meryon

France

1821 - 1868


Details


Alternative title

Le Ministere de la Marine


Date

1865


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

5/6


Dimensions

16.8 x 14.5 cm platemark; 21.4 x 18.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.centre, [incised plate] "C M [in monogram]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO2.1963


Artist information

Charles Meryon

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 55. cat.no. 116

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 11.

Geoffrey Holme (Editor), The etchings of Charles Meryon, London, 1921, illus.. plate no. 31 and 32

Renée Porter, Meryon, Bracquemond & the 19th Century Etching Renaissance, Sydney, 1998.

Richard Schneiderman, The catalogue raisonné of the prints of Charles Meryon, London, 1990, 188, 189 (illus.), 190 (illus.), 191 (illus.), 192 (illus.).. cat.no. 94. Illustration on pg. 189 is the second state, illustration on pg. 190 is the fifth state, illustration on pg. 191 is the sixth (another impression illustrated verso) state and the illustration on pg. 192 is the seventh (a later impression showing development of X-shaped scratch in the sky. Part of the text may have been masked) state.

Hugh Stokes (Editor), The master etchers: Charles Meryon, London, illus.. plate no. 36