Etching - Signed - 1607/ 1611
|Condition:||In very good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Conversion of St Paul|
|Artist:||Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 )|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||11,80 x 8,20 cm|
|Picture size (in cm):||11,50 x 7,90 cm|
From a rare early series of etchings made by Callot before he was 20 years old.
A work from his Roman period in the workshop of Phlip Thomassin.
Showing a now lost painting from S. Paolo fuori le mura.
it is said that this t this plate and another executed by Giovanni Maggi are the only remaining echoes of a painting executed by Gentileschi for St Paul's Outside the Walls before 1596 and destroyed by a fire in 1823.
With full plate border and tread margins on a dense laid paper from the period.
Good impressions in excellent condition.
Delineationes picturae altarium in Ecclesiis S. Petri et S. Pauli Romae
Tableaux de Rome, Les Eglises jubilaires.
Martyrdom of St Stephen, with the saint kneeling on the right, surrounded by men throwing stones at him; the Holy Trinity appears above the scene.A second state with number and signature but before the renumbering in state III. 1607/11.
Print made by: Jacques Callot
After: Orazio Gentileschi
Meaume 1860 185.II
Lieure 1927 34.II
Jacques Callot ( 1592 - 1635)
Etcher and draughtsman, born Nancy. 1608-1611 in Rome; 1612-1621 in Florence, working for the Medici; in 1621 returned to Nancy, where he settled and married. Died suddenly in 1635.From c. 1620 most of his plates were published by his friend Israel Henriet. Bibliography: Jules Lieure, 'Jacques Callot, catalogue de son oeuvre gravé', 3 vols, Paris 1924-7
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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Print as described. Unfortunately it arrived damaged, the simple envelope being folded. Please use safer (stiffer) material next time.
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