Artist Charles Meryon, French, 1821-1868
Printer Auguste Delâtre, French, 1872-1907
  • La Rue Pirouette aux Halles
Date 1860
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 6 × 4 1/2 inches (15.2 × 11.4 cm)
Sheet: 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S781
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp in blue ink, verso: Mary Jane Morgan (Lugt 1879)
Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [added in ink to the stamp: 1888]
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, lower left: LAURENCE DEL.
Lower right: MERYON SCULP.
Lower center: RUE PIROUETTE. | AUX HALLES. | 1860 | DELATRE IMP. R. St. Js. 265
In pencil, lower left corner: No. 781
Largely illegible notation in brown ink, lower right corner: A mon ami Eugene [ ] reau | hommage d'un [ ] | L. Laurence
Louis-Marie Laurence;
Eugene [ ]reau;
Mary Jane Morgan.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Burke, J. D. Charles Meryon: Prints and Drawings. New Haven, 1974, nos. 82-83.