MERYON, Charles

‘Le Grand Châtelet á Paris, vers 1780’ by Charles Meryon.



Charles Meryon etching made in 1861. This is the rare third state before letters were added, one of twenty proofs. The etching is printed on old thin fine paper with small collectors monogram in lower left corner in margin. The sheet is slightly ruckled otherwise is in excellent condition

Plate size 235 x 295mm

Page size 300 x 360mm

Reference: Schneiderman 74, III (ll):  3rd state before letters, of 4, one of around 20 proofs, etching with drypoint,  contemporary collector’s ink stamp of Alfred Morrison of Fonthill and Carlton House Terrace [Lugt 151].  This etching was exhibited at the Salon of 1863, it was done after an old drawing in the collection of Monsieur Bérard.

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