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Ancienne habitation a Bourges (dite "la maison du musicien"): PL.3259-021

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Ancienne habitation a Bourges (dite "la maison du musicien")
Translated as: An old house at Bourges, sometimes called the "musician's house"


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 1860


Fifth state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 242 mm Width 138 mm
Sheet Height 398 mm Width 286 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. M.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: Ancienne habitation / à / BOURGES.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Inscription present: Lewis Meryon

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-021
Primary reference Number: 6199
Delteil/Wright: 56 V
Schneidermann: 70 V
Old number: Pembroke 21
Old loan number: no. 22-1938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 29 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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