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Object: Titre des 'Eaux-fortes sur Paris'
Series: Eaux-fortes sur Paris
Title-page for a series of the artist's etchings on Paris; three dimensional inscription on tablet, representing fossilised limestone from Montmartre: "EAUX-FORTES/SUR/PARIS/par/C.MERYON/MDCCCLII.". 1852
Etching, printed on brown paper
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Height: 165 millimetres
Width: 126 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is the title-page/cover to a series of 22 etchings, 'Eaux-fortes sur Paris', published by the artist in three parts between 1852 and 1854; usually two at a time. A portrait of the artist by Bracquemond, but with etched text by Meryon himself, appeared with the series (see 1924,0112.2). For a full listing of the published and unpublished plates, see Delteil+Wright.
The numbering assigned to the plates is that of D+W.
- Not on display
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- Prints and Drawings
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