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The Old Entrance to the Palais de Justice, Paris

Series/Portfolio:
Etchings of Paris
Artist:
Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868)
Date:
1854
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on laid paper; second (final) state (Schneiderman)
Dimensions:
plate: 3 7/16 x 3 3/8 in. (8.8 x 8.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.78.10
Not on view
Signature: pen and brown ink, lower right: Je déclare que le tirage est en forme / à la ... épreuve / C. Meryon / 26. R. Ne [Neuve] St Etienne-du-Mont / 19 Octobre 1854

Inscription: pen and brown ink, lower left: Palais de Justice / 1533
in plate, below image: Paris. C. Meryon. fit. MDCCCLIV. Imp. rue Ne. St. Etienne-du-Mont. No. 26

Marking: initialled in graphite, verso, lower left: N (mark of Jules Niel; Lugt 1951); stamped in violet ink, lower left: B.M [in a rectangle] (mark of B. B. MacGeorge; Lugt 394)
Jules Niel (French, died ca. 1873); Rev. J. J. Heywood (British, died London, 1887); Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (British, died Glasgow, Scotland 1924)
S. 34B ii / ii; D 19 iii
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