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Killing the Fatted Calf

On tue le veau gras

1635
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 61; Lieure 1412, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.3 x 8.4 cm (2 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)(with 1 mm margin at the top; trimmed on the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P19405.9

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the number "10"; recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the number "9"

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund