Essequie della sacra cattolica, e real maesta di Margherita d'Austria, regina di Spagna, celebrate dal serenissimo Don Cosimo II, Gran Duca di Toscana IIII

Etched by Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635), Etched by Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 3198; Vinet, Bibliographie des beaux-arts, 558; Lieure 52-69 (Callot); Bartsch 628-633 (Tempesta); Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 35, nos. 628-33 [see also Birke, in Print Quarterly, v. 2 (1985), p. 207]


Overall: 30.7 x 22.6 x 1 cm (12 1/16 x 8 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 29 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Bartolomeo Sermartelli e fratelli, 1612) Quarto; 26 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown morocco (bound for Ruggieri by Masson-Debonnelle).

Scenes from the life of Marguerite of Austria and decorations associated with her funeral.

Florence; Bartolomeo Sermartelli e fratelli, 1612


E.F.D. Ruggieri; Martin Breslauer, London (his Cat. 70, no. 1), from whom acquired March 29, 1950, by Philip Hofer, Cambridge (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, May 15, 1952.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.