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May 10, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868) Le Petit Pont

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3248BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 10, 2019 10:00AM


Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868)

Le Petit Pont, 1850, probably the fourth state of nine (Schneiderman, 20iv). Monogrammed within the plate, collector's mark (see below) on verso, identified on a label from Frederick Keppel & Co., New York, affixed to the backing. Etching on cream Japan paper, plate size 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (26.0 x 18.6 cm),framed.
Condition: Unobtrusive toning, gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Ex-collection of financier and print collector Charles H. Ellingwood, New York, per collector's mark (Lugt, 822); through to a Massachusetts estate.
Estimate $500-700

The sheet measures 10 11/16 x 7 15/16 in., with pencil annotations to the lower edge and verso

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Frederick Keppel & Co., Charles H. Ellingwood, Charles Meryon, Japan