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L'abside de Notre-Dame de Paris: PL.3259-015

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L'abside de Notre-Dame de Paris
Translated as: The apsis of the cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris


Printmaker: Meryon, Charles




History note: Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928

Legal notes

On long term loan from Pembroke College, Cambridge (From the Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (1938) by Pembroke College


Production date: AD 1854


Fifth state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 150 mm Width 290 mm
Sheet Height 317 mm Width 481 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Meryon del. sculp.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Imp. Rue neuve St. Etienne-du-Mont 16
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Inscription present: Lewis Meryon

  • Text: LM
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-015
Primary reference Number: 6174
Delteil/Wright: 38 V
Schneidermann: 45 VI
Old number: Pembroke 15
Old loan number: no. 4-1938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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