Le Ministere de la Marine
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.
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 6 publications
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.
Meryon, Bracquemond & the 19th Century Etching Renaissance, Sydney, 1998.
1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 55. cat.no. 116
The etchings of Charles Meryon, London, 1921, illus.. plate no. 31 and 32
The master etchers: Charles Meryon, London, illus.. plate no. 36
Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 11.