Creation Date

1836

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Hand-colored steel engraving

Dimensions

5.75 x 4, 10 x 8 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.77

Creator Biography

Adolphe Rouargue, French, 1810-1870. Emile Rouargue.

Description

A yellow-toned Paris with brightly colored high class figures promenading through scene. The lower classes are depicted in black. The grand buildings juxtapose the decrepit homes of lower class along the river.

Provenance

From the Series "Eleven Views of Paris" English Translation of Title: The Pont Neuf and La Samaritaine

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