L'Abside de Notre Dame de Paris (The Apse of Notre Dame)

Charles Meryon, French, 1821 - 1868


1854; print 1859

Etching on paper

Plate: 6 1/2 × 11 3/4 in. (16.5 × 29.8 cm)

Sheet: 12 3/4 × 18 1/2 in. (32.4 × 47 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William S. Clark, Class of 1942



Auguste Delâtre, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, upper left: [artist's monogram, M with circle inscribed within, vertical line extending down from bottom of circle]; numbered, in plate, bottom left: 12; dated, titled and inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: L'ABSIDE DE NOTRE-DAME - DE-PARIS. / 1853. / A. DELATRE INP RS JACQUES 265.; inscribed, in graphite, upper left corner: m[illegible] publication; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 8 [with box circumscribed]; inscribed, in graphite, lower right corner: DW. 38 vii/viii; inscribed, in graphite, on mat, lower left corner: MERYON; printed, in ink, on label affixed to reverse of mat, lower left: William Weston Gallery / 7 Royal Arcade / Albermarle Street / London W1X 3HD / Tel: 01-493 0722 Cables: Westgal London W1 / Artist: CHARLES MERYON (1821-1868) / Title: L'Abside de Notre Dame de Paris - / The Apse of Notre Dame. / Original etching in black ink. / 1854. Signed with the monograpm / in the plate. From the edition / printed by Delatre, c. 1859. / Ref: Delteil-Wright 38vii of viii, / before the removal of the artist's / monogram upper left. / Stock No: 1800/3 Price:


William Weston Gallery, London, England; sold to William S. Clark (1920-2015), San Francisco, California, October 17, 1986; given to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil-Wright 38 vii of viii

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