The Harness (L’Attelage)

Charles Meryon19th century (restrike printed 1965)

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: The Harness (L’Attelage)
  • Creator: Charles Meryon
  • Date Created: 19th century (restrike printed 1965)
  • Print State: Only state
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of Nouvelle de l’Estampe, 1965
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on white wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: literature (writings), restrikes
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Number 243 from edition of 300 restrikes made from the plate in the possession of Paul Proute, Paris, June 1965
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 136 mm x 95 mm (5.35 in. x 3.74 in.). Sheet dimensions: 257 mm x 197 mm (10.12 in. x 7.76 in.).
  • Bibliography: Loys Delteil and Harold J. L. Wright 90; J. Burke, Charles Meryon Prints & Drawings, pp. 106, 108; on the restrikes, see Nouvelle de l’Estampe no. 2, 1965, p. 37
  • Associated People: Created by Charles Meryon (French, 1821-1868)
  • Accession Number: 1965.19.1a