Requires Photography

Preparing to Fire the Cannon

L'Exercise du canon: la préparation

mid 17th–mid 18th century
Unidentified artist, Copied after Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 592 (copy); Lieure 1330 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 3.2 x 7.7 cm (1 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)(trimmed substantially within the platemark)

Accession Number

P19524

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund