Graphite, squared in red Conté crayon, on ivory laid paper edge-mounted to cream laid card
Signed lower left corner, in image, in brown ink: "C. Meryon"
248 x 165 mm
Clarence Buckingham Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Philip Burty, translated by Marcus B. Huish, Charles Meryon, Sailor, Engraver, and Etcher : A Memoir and Complete Descriptive Catalogue of His Works (London : Fine Art Society, 1879), 40.
Frederick Wedmore, A Catalogue of Etchings by Méryon: As Exhibited at No. 168, New Bond Street, November-December, 1902, (London : Obach & Co., 1902), 10.
William Aspenwall Bradley, “Some Meryon Drawings in the MacGeorge Collection,” The Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 7:3 (October 1917), pp. 253-54.
Loys Delteil, with the addition of many newly discovered states, and edited by Harold J.L. Wright, Catalogue Raisonné of the Etchings of Charles Meryon (NY: W.P. Truesdell, 1924), 26.
Richard S. Schneiderman ; with the assistance of Frank W. Raysor, II, The Catalogue Raisonné of the Prints of Charles Meryon (London : Garton & Co. in association with Scolar Press, 1990), 29.
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Exhibition, 1915.
Toledo, Ohio, Toledo Museum of Art, “Charles Meryon,” September 29-October 27, 1974; traveled to New Haven, Conn., Yale University Art Gallery, November 21, 1974-January 19, 1975; and the St. Louis Art Museum, February 14-April 6, 1975.
Frankfurt, Germany, Stadelsches Kunstinstitut, “Meryon,” October 22, 1975-May 6, 1976; traveled to The Hague, the Gemeentemuseum, March 27-May 6, 1976.
Sold by Knoedler and Company, New York, to Kate S. Buckingham (1858-1937), Chicago, May 31, 1917 [invoice]; given to the Art Institute, 1938.
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