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Charles Meryon: PL.3259-028

Object information

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Charles Meryon
Translated as: Portrait of Meryon


Printmaker: Bracquemond, Félix




Medallion portrait of Charles Meryon


History note: Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (1938) by Pembroke College


Production date: AD 1854


First state. The second state was to accompany the first fifty sets of Eaux-Fortes sur Paris.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 148 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 237 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B. / à / C.M.
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: CH. MERYON
  • Location: Image left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Inscription present: Lewis Meryon

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-028
Primary reference Number: 6232
Delteil/Wright: 17 A I
Schneidermann: Frontispiece
Béraldi: 77
Old number: Pembroke 28
Old loan number: no. 7-1938
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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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