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Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 ) - Light tower on strange shaped rocks

Lot reference 19319661

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Location: Belgium
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Etching - Signed on print - Ca. 1632-1660

Technique: Etching
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Light tower on strange shaped rocks
Signature: Signed on print
Artist: Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 )
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 18,60 x 11,60
Picture size (in cm): 8 x 16,50
Year: Ca. 1632-1660

Good impression with full palte border and margins.
On laid paper, collection mark bottom middle margin.

A strange shaped rocky island with a light tower, seen from the inside of an arch or cave.

Callot is indicated as the inventor of this scene(signed in the plate)
Some relate it to a group of unfinished work left after his death, that is possibly published by another engraver.

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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