La Morgue (the Mortuary, Paris).

Charles Meryon

La Morgue (the Mortuary, Paris).



9 x 8 1/8 inches (sheet 10 3/8 x 8 15/16).

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

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$5,500 - $12,000

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La Morgue (the Mortuary, Paris). 1854. Etching. Delteil-Wright 36.iv/vii; Schneidermann 42.iv/vii. 9 x 8 1/8 inches (sheet 10 3/8 x 8 15/16). The inscriptions added in cursive: 'C. Meryon del. sculp.mdcccliv' lower left and 'Imp. Rue nueve St. Etienne-su-Mont. No 26' lower right. A striking impression printed in black-brown ink on fine cream laid paper . Meryon printed this plate himself, carefully wiping the plate so as to give a luminous glow to the central part of the image. Ex-collection John W. Wilson (Lugt 2581). Signed and titled in the plate.

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