The Triumph of the Virgin (The Small Thesis)

La Petite Thèse (Le Triomphe de la Vierge)

1625
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 100 and 615 bis; Lieure 562, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.6 x 36.9 cm (21 7/8 x 14 1/2 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

2002.69

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

On backing sheet, recto: lower left, in graphite, "36/1"; lower right, in graphite, "Callot"; lower right edge, in graphite, text cut off and indecipherable; center, in graphite, "Le Triomphe de Vierge" and "Bel ex avant l'adresse de Sylvestre"

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Boston; from whom purchased March 20, 2002; no previous ownership revealed

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously