A Man Drawing His Sword

L'Homme s'apprêtant à tirer son sabre

1622
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 748; Lieure 407, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.3 x 9.8 cm (2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.) Platemark: 6.2 x 8.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.78

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, top left, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of Fritz Rumpf, Potsdam (born c. 1855)(Lugt 2161); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (born 1839)(Lugt 654); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Fritz Rumpf, Potsdam (born c. 1855)(Lugt 2161); his sale Gutekunst, Stuttgart, sale 65, no. 197; Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (born 1839)(Lugt 654); his sale, Leipzig, C. G. Boerner, CXXIX, May 3-8, 1920, part of lot 942; Kunsthandlung Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt; from whom purchased March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard