Requires Photography

St. Severin; St. Magloire

1632
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lieure 1186-1187, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.8 x 12.5 cm (4 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)(cut in the middle of the plate and lacking the top half; with c. 1-3 mm margins at the sides and bottom)

Accession Number

P19466.80

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The St. Severin depicted in this plate is either St. Severin of Bordeaux or St. Severin of Cologne, both of whom have the same Feast Day; the two saints may be 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 and lower right, 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