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An image of The admiralty, Paris by Charles Meryon

Charles Meryon

(France 1821 – 1868)

Title
The admiralty, Paris
Alternative title:
Le Ministere de la Marine
Year
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
Accession number
DO2.1963
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

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

Exhibition history (3)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1963, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Mar 1964–29 Mar 1964

The Bitten Image: European etchings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jul 1980–14 Sep 1980

Meryon, Bracquemond & the 19th Century etching Renaissance, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jun 1998–02 Aug 1998