Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868)
Two Prints: La Tour de L'Horloge, 1852, probably from the seventh state of ten (Schneiderman, 23vii; Delteil, 28) on chine collé; and Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, 1852, final state of eight, edition of 30, printed in 1861 (S., 25; D., 30) on laid Hudelist paper with watermark. Both identified within the plate. Etchings, plate sizes to 10 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. (26.2 x 18.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Both with pencil annotations to lower margin and/or verso, Tour with even toning to supporting sheet, Saint-Étienne with wide margins, pale mat burn, and gentle light-staining.
LaTour sheet measures 15 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. and is on cream laid paper. The sheet is evenly toned and there are minor scattered pin-point fox marks.there are pencil annotations to the lower margin and the verso. There are old hinges along the edges to verso. St. Etienne is also on laid paper and this sheet measures 18 x 12 1/2 in. There is pale mat burn and pale toning within the mat opening. There are pencil annotations to the lower margin and verso.
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