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Hotel Dieu.

  • ARTIST: Jean Michel Mathieux-Marie

  • MEDIUM: Steel plate engraving on chin-colle,

    DATE: undated.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition. 180. Image size 5 3/8 x 9 3/8" (13.7 x 23.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: The Hotel-Dieu is regarded as the oldest hospital in Paris, being built somewhere between the seventh and ninth century. It still resides on the left bank of the Ile de la Cite, next to Notre Dame, with two buildings being linked by the pont au Double. Although the facility has been ravaged by disastrous fires on several occasions, the hospital remains in existence today. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed and titled in pencil. Inscribed "39/180."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.