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Charles Meryon

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Charles Meryon

(Paris, France, November 23, 1821 - Februry 14, 1868, Charenton, France)

South Sea Fishers, 1850
Etching and drypoint on paper
2 5/16 x 4 9/16 in. (5.87 x 11.59 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, French
Technique: Etching and drypoint
Credit Line: Gift of Gerard R. Pomerat
Accession Number: P80.344

Marjorie Harth Beebe, Printmaking in France, 1850-1900 (Claremont: Montgomery Art Gallery, 1982), 15.

ii of ii

Catalogue Raisonné
Delteil 15. Probably a second state. First state is just initialed "C.M." in the plate, but the Benton's is signed in the plate "C. Meryon". Delteil has two states, so the Benton's is probably the second state.

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  • Image Dimensions: 2 5/16 x 4 9/16 in. (5.87 x 11.59 cm)
  • Plate Dimensions: 2 11/16 x 4 3/4 in. (6.83 x 12.07 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Sheet Dimensions: 6 3/16 x 9 in. (15.72 x 22.86 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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