Requires Photography

St. Aurea of Ostia; St. Bartholomew; St. Louis IX; St. Genesius

1632
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lieure 1100-1103, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 x 12.4 cm (8 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.) Platemark: 21.5 x 12.2 cm (8 7/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P19466.58

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The St. Genesius depicted in this plate may be either St. Genesius of Rome or St. Genesius of Arles, both of whom were martyred, and whose Feast Days are both celebrated on August 25. It is also possible that St. Genesius of Rome and St. Genesius of Arles are the same person.

Markings

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

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund