La Tour de l'Horloge (The Clock Tower) - CHARLES MERYON
Medium: etching with engraving
Etching with engraving, 1852 and later, Scheiderman 23 (v/X); edition unknown. 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. Initialed in the plate, upper right corner. This is a fine impression printed on white laid paper. There's a partial fleur de lis watermark not identified. The margins are probably full. The condition is fine apart from a trace of an old adhesive along the extreme top edge of the sheet, verso. In this, the fifth state, the horizontal line in the blank area at bottom has been removed. The susequent sixth state was printed in an edition of 600 for L'Artiste and that is inscribed in this blank are along the bottom. The catalogue lists twenty impressions mostly of which are in museum collections.
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