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L'Ancien Louvre (The Old Louvre)
  • Charles Meryon, artist
    born: Paris, France ; died: Charenton-le-Pont, France
    Reinier Nooms Zeeman
    circa 1623–1664
    born: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • L'Ancien Louvre (The Old Louvre), 1866
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 136 x 243 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 151 x 258 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/8 x 9 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0163

Black and white image of a landscape with buildings. There is water in the foreground with figures in long thin boats. There are buildings across the middle ground. The tallest building is in the center. The horizon line is roughly in the center of the page. There is a long bridge in the center of the image. There are gray clouds in the top half of the image.