Le pilote de Tonga.
NamesAvery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 (Collector)Méryon, Charles (1821-1868) (Artist)Delâtre, Auguste (1822-1907) (Printer of plates)
Samuel Putnam Avery Collection
Views of the Pacific.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1850 - 1866Date Created: 1856
Library locationsThe Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print CollectionShelf locator: MEZAC
NotesContent: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.Content: DW65 includes title written in ink by artist.Content: Etchings of the Pacific from sketches Meryon made during his voyage there in 1842-1846, including views of Akaroa, New Zeland, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Tonga, Uvea and the Pacific Ocean. Other subjects include bays, beaches, chickens, dogs, drift net fishing, fishers, grass huts, islands, mountains, palms, poetry, sailboats and swine. Some prints include the artist's monogram. Some prints are present in more than one state.Content: Forms part of Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.Content: Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900. DW66 bears collector's mark of an unidentified French collection (Lugt 160)Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon.Content: One print includes work in pencil.Content: One print printed in black and red ink.Content: S. P. Avery Collection.Content: The states are listed according to Harold Wright's updated edition of Loys Delsteil, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon. Other catalogs list states differently.Content: These prints were intended to form an album, but according to Loys Delteil and Harold Wright, Catalogue raisonne of the etchings of Charles Meryon, this project failed due to lack of funding.Content: Title devised by cataloger.Citation/reference: DW 64(II/II)
Physical DescriptionExtent: Printed in red and black inks; state noted with standard reference number.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG97-F644NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13493718Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b6d9730-c614-012f-ddd2-58d385a7bc34
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