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The Pilot of Tonga

A work made of etching, from two plates, one in black and one in red (brownish), on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching, from two plates, one in black and one in red (brownish), on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1856

Artist:

Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868)
printed by Auguste Delâtre (French, 1822-1907)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Charles Meryon

Title

The Pilot of Tonga

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1856

Medium

Etching, from two plates, one in black and one in red (brownish), on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 20.2 × 14.4 cm (8 × 5 11/16 in.); Plate: 20.2 × 14.4 cm (8 × 5 11/16 in.); Sheet: 35 × 25.9 cm (13 13/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.4398

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