Charles Meryon, Le Stryge (The Vampire), 1853, Etching(179 views)
Description: Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868), Le Stryge (The Vampire), 1853.
Etching printed in black on smooth, cream wove paper; gallery matted. Seventh state (of 7), before the title lower center.
A superb, early impression of this important etching. Reference: Schneiderman 27.
Condition Report: A very good, crisp impression. Evidence of fine conservation/restoration work: A thin abrasion line extending from the lower center of image to the right edge of sheet, abrasion appears to have been a carefully restored tear. An area of loss to paper lower left corner, with conservation repair. Annotations by the collector in pencil, below image, lower left margin.
Dimensions: Plate: 6 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches (170x130 mm); with full margins.
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