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Frontispiece to the Beggars

Frontispice

1620s
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 685; Lieure 0479 (see Notes)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.5 x 9.4 cm (5 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P19493

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lieure describes only one state of this print, with the inscription “Iacomo Callot in. et fe.” at the bottom. This impression has the additional inscription “I. Silvestre ex. cum privil. Regis.”.

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund