Etching - Not signed - Ca. 1622
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Le Vieux Mediant - Original in first state|
|Artist:||Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 )|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Picture size (in cm):||13,70 x 8,60 cm|
Les Gueux / Les Mendiants
One of the most known series by Callot.
Excellent impression of the first state before the number.
On laid paper, trimmed on plate border.
With two corners tipped on an old support sheet with hand drawn ornamental frame border. Vague central stain.
Man wearing hat and coat in rags, left arm resting on walking stick, almost seen from behind, turned to left; on white ground;.
Original Callot etching, no copy.
Lieure 1927 495 I / II
Rare and in first state.
(The British Museum has only copy's no originals of either state)
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. Enormously popular and much copied. 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|
Early etching of dwarf brandishing two swords of J.Callot Gobbi + Large print of Europa Rape by Claude Gellee.
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