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Tuesday 9 July 2024

Aimé Dallemagne’s etching, “Les Colonnettes de Notre-Dame de Paris”, c1930, referencing Charles Meryon

Aimé Dallemagne (aka Aimé Edmond Dallemagne) (1882–1971)

“Les Colonnettes de Notre-Dame de Paris” (The Columns of Notre-Dame of Paris), c1930, a view of the gallery columns of the Notre-Dame reinterpreting in reverse Charles Meryon’s (1821–1868) famous etching, “La Galerie de Notre-Dame de Paris” (1853), showing the Gothic colonnade between the two towers of Notre-Dame with a view over Paris (see

Etching with pale plate-tone printed in brown ink on cream chine collé on heavy wove paper with a remarque of two gargoyles and lightly inscribed edition note in pencil, “[?] / 200”, below the image at lower left.  There may also be a pencil inscription at lower right (possibly once the artist’s signature) but this inscription has been erased and only the faintest trace remains.

Size: (sheet) 49.5 x 26.3 cm; (plate) 42.1 x 21.5 cm.

Inscribed in plate at lower right: “DALLEMAGNE”.

Condition: a very strong and richly inked impression with a well-printed remarque and very faint pencil notations of the edition. The sheet is in a very good condition with no tears, folds or holes, but there are minor marks (notably the margin at left).

I am selling this large and visually arresting etching of the upper gallery of the Notre-Dame for the total cost of AU$283 (currently/approximately US$190.81/EUR176.40/GBP149.20 at the time of posting this listing) including Express Mail (EMS) postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries. Note that payment is in Australian dollars (AU$283) as this is my currency.

If you are interested in purchasing this superb etching that references with differences the famous etching of the same scene by Charles Meryon, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

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