The Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Isle of Ré

Siège de la citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré

French
1629
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 522; Lieure 654, all last states (ii/ii or iii/iii)

Dimensions

Platemarks (average): 58.4 x 45.9 cm (23 x 18 1/16 in.) Sheets (average): 63.3 x 47.9 cm (24 15/16 x 18 7/8 in.) Overall: approximately 117 x 190 cm (46 1/16 x 74 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.678a-f

Medium or Technique

Etching in six parts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Also includes 18th century “Avertissement” (text page)

Markings

Verso of each sheet, bottom left, bottom right, or lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Arthur E. and Charlotte Z. Vershbow, Newton, Massachusetts; their gift to the MFA January 10, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow