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The Descent of the Holy Spirit

La Descente du St-Esprit

about 1630
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 36; Lieure 0689, indeterminate state

Dimensions

Sheet (diameter): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)(trimmed around the image)

Accession Number

P19391

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper center, 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