© Estate of Leonard Baskin/ Galerie St. Etienne, New York. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Charles Meryon
Date: 1969
Medium: Wood engraving
Dimensions: composition: 4 9/16 × 2 7/16 in. (11.6 × 6.2 cm) sheet: 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.6 × 27.6 cm)
Illustration Citation: Laus Pictorum: Portraits of Nineteenth Century Artists. Northampton, Massachusetts: Gehenna Press, 1969.
Credit Line: Gift of Alfred Appel, Jr., 2009
Object Number: 2009-49.8
About: Charles Meryon (1821–1868) pictured the architecture of Paris in the mid-1800s. Baskin compared Meryon's images of Parisian buildings "dank with slime, muck, and grime" to a setting for a tale by Edgar Allan Poe.
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