Graphite, with smudging, on cream tracing paper, tipped on ivory wove card
289 × 200 mm
Clarence Buckingham Collection
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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), 43.
Frederick Wedmore, A Catalogue of Etchings by Méryon: As Exhibited at No. 168, New Bond Street, November-December, 1902, (London : Obach & Co., 1902), 13.
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), 29.
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), 24.
New York, M. Knoedler and Company, “Etchings and Drawings by Charles Meryon: The B.B. MacGeorge Collection,” 1917, cat. 123.
Toledo, Ohio, Toledo Museum of Art, “Charles Meryon,” September 29-October 27, 1974; traveled to New Haven, Conn., the Yale University Art Gallery, November 21, 1974-January 19, 1975; and the St. Louis Art Museum, February 14-April 6, 1975.
Frankfurt, Germany, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, “Charles Meryon: Paris um 1850: Zeichnungen, Redierungen, Photographien,” October 22, 1975-May 6, 1976; traveled to The Hague, the Gemeentenmuseum, March 27-May 6, 1976.
Sold by Afrthur H. Hahlo and Company, New York, to Lucy Maud Buckingham (1856-1920), Chicago, May 26, 1917 [invoice]; given by her sister Kate S. Buckingham (1858-1937), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1938.
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