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Le Pont-Neuf, Paris (The New Bridge, Paris)
  • Charles Meryon
    1821–1868
    born: Paris, France ; died: Charenton-le-Pont, France
  • Le Pont-Neuf, Paris (The New Bridge, Paris), 1853
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching, drypoint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 167 x 168 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 280 x 265 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 6 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 16 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0167
Description
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Monochromatic image of a bridge. There is water in the foreground with a boat at lower left. There is a bridge across the middle of the image, with three arches on the right half. There are short cylindrical towers between the arches. There are small figures on top of the bridge. There is a building at upper left. There is a smokestack at upper right. There are faint buildings in the background in the center of the top half of the image. There are birds at top left.