Saint-Etienne-Du-Mont. 1852 and later. Etching. Delteil-Wright 30; Schneiderman 25.v/viii. 9 15/16 x 5 1/8 (sheet 13 3/8 x 8 1/4). Series: Eaux-Fortes sur Paris. A rich lifetime impression printed on white laid paper. Monogrammed in the plate. $2,750
When Meryon etched this plate, he lived only a block away. The image actually comprises three different buildings and three different styles of architectures: at the left is the Medieval and no-longer-extant Collège de Montaigu, at the center the Renaissance church and at the right a part of the Neoclassical Panthéon. The buildings were not as near to each other.
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