La Tour de l'Horloge, Paris (The Clock Tower, Paris)

Charles Meryon, French, 1821 - 1868


1852; published 1858

Etching on wove paper


Sheet: 10 1/4 × 7 in. (26 × 17.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper right: C.M.; inscribed, lower center: La Tour de l'Horloge; lower left: Publie par L'Artiste; lower right: inscription cut off

Exhibition History

19th Century French Prints, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 3-23, 1973.

French Art in the Age of George Sand; Prints from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, January 27-February 24, 1994.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Delteil/H. Wright, Catalogue Raisonne of the Etchings of Charles Meryon, New York, 1924, no. 28; R. Schneiderman, Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints of Charles Meryon, London, 1990, no. 23.

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