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La loi solaire: PL.3259-026

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La loi solaire
Translated as: Solar law


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 1855


Only state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 120 mm Width 83 mm
Sheet Height 223 mm Width 165 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Meryon fit.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Paris MDCCCLV
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Imp. R. N. S. Jacques 31.
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-026
Primary reference Number: 6221
Delteil/Wright: 93
Schneidermann: 58
Old number: Pembroke 26
Old loan number: no. 21-1938
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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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