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INVENTORY OF THE JACQUES CALLOT ETCHINGS, ca. 1615-1635
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Series I.  Religious Works 1619-1635

Physical Description: 279 prints

Scope and Content Note

Religion-based work includes illustrations of events in the Old and New Testaments and representations of the Virgin Mary, saints, and apostles.
Box 1*, Folder 1

The Crossing of the Red Sea

Paris, 1629: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Third state. Pl. 12.8 × 23.4; Sh. 14.2 × 24.9. Mounted on card 20.3 × 29.5.

Bibliography

Lieure 665.
Meaume 1.
Box 1*, Folder 2

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

[Paris], s.d.: [Israël Henriet]

Scope and Content Note

First state. R. Pl. 10.3 × 7.2; Sh. 12 × 8.8.
Etched entirely in stipple with a needle.

Bibliography

Lieure 674.
Meaume 91.
Russell 171.
Box 1*, Folder 3

The Crowning with Thorns

The Large Passion (1 of 7 prints)

s.l., [ca. 1619-1624] s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Third state. Sh. 10.3 × 21.5.
Etching and engraving.
This plate was ruined when Callot tried to create the halo.

Bibliography

Lieure 284.
Meaume 15.
Russell 166.
Box 1*, Folder 4

The Four Feasts (4 prints)

[Florence], [1619]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Sh. 7.8 × 5.9.
Individual titles: The Marriage at Cana, Christ in the House of the Pharisee, The Last Supper, and The Supper at Emmaus.
“G. Storck a Milano 1799. No.10029. No.4 Stz[?]” in brown ink on reverse.
Provenance: Giuseppe Storck; Graphische Sammlung Albertina.

Bibliography

Lieure 295-298.
Meaume 48-51.
Box 1*, Folder 5

The Light of the Cloister (27 prints)

[Paris, 1628]: Ciartres [François Langlois]

Scope and Content Note

Second state. Sh. 6.3 × 8.3.
Latin title: Lux Claustri.
Provenance: Graphische Sammlung Albertina.

Bibliography

Lieure 599-625.
Meaume 234-260.
Box 1*, Folder 6

The Life of the Virgin in Emblems (27 prints)

[Nancy, 1626]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state, except L.627, which is second state. Sh. 6.4 × 8.3.
Etchings and engravings.
Latin title: Vita Beatœ Mariœ Vir Matris Dei Emblematis.
Provenance: Graphische Sammlung Albertina.

Bibliography

Lieure 626-652.
Meaume 207-233.
Russell 158.
Box 1*, Folder 7

The Life of the Virgin (15 prints)

Paris, [1630]: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Second state. Sh. 7.1 × 4.7.
Latin title: Vita Et Historia Beatœ Mariœ Virginis Matris Dei.

Bibliography

Lieure 1357-1370.
Meaume 76-89.
Box 1*, Folder 8

The Large Apostles (16 prints)

Paris, 1631: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Third state, except L.1298 and L.1299, which are second state, and L.1297, which is only state. Pl. 14.5 × 9.7; Sh. 19.1 × 12.9.
Latin title: Salvatoris Beatœ Mariœ Virginis Sanctorum Apostolorum Icones.

Bibliography

Lieure 1297-1312.
Meaume 104-119.
Russell 148-149.
Box 2*, Folder 1

The Martyrdoms of the Apostles (16 prints)

[Paris, ca. 1630-1635]: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Third state, except L.1387, L.1388, L.1391, and L.1395, which are second state. Sh. 7.3 × 4.6.
Latin title: Martyrium Apostolorum.

Bibliography

Lieure 1386-1401.
Meaume 120-135.
Russell 143-147.
Box 2*, Folder 2

The Ordeal by Arrows (St. Sebastian)

[Nancy, ca. 1632-1633]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Sh. 16 × 32.3.
Etching and engraving.
“P. Mariette 1666” in ink and crossed out on an additional loose sheet of paper cut from the same sheet as the print.
Provenance: Graphische Sammlung Albertina.

Bibliography

Lieure 670.
Meaume 137.
Russell 152.
Box 2*, Folder 3

The Temptation of St. Antony (second version)

[Paris], 1635: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Fourth state. Pl. 35.7 × 46.1; Sh. 39.4 × 50.

Bibliography

Lieure 1416.
Meaume 139.
Russell 139.
 

Series II.  Allegories/Emblems, 1623, 1631

Physical Description: 2 prints

Scope and Content Note

Series of secular works includes emblem created for a noble and allegory completed for a thesis.
Box 2*, Folder 4

The Large Rock

[Nancy, ca. 1631]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Only state. R. Sh. 20 × 27.9.

Bibliography

Lieure 512.
Meaume 616.
Flat file folder 1**

The Large Thesis

[Nancy], 1623: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Sh. 80.5 × 49.6 (two sheets joined across the center).
Etching and engraving.

Bibliography

Lieure 569.
Meaume 615.
 

Series III.  Theatrical and Courtly Works, 1616-1627

Physical Description: 50 prints

Scope and Content Note

Series depicts theatrical and court events, such as plays, mock combats, parades, and pageants. Most are representations of actual occurrences, including a number of festivals in Lorraine or Medici Florence. Prints are arranged chronologically.
Box 2*, Folder 5

Parade in the Amphitheater

One of the Infantry Combats

The War of Love (2 of 4 prints)

[Florence, 1616]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Second state. R.R. ( Parade) Sh. 22.5 × 30.3.
Italian title: Mostra della Guerra d'Amore.
Italian title: Uno de gl'Abbattimenti della Guerra D Amore.
Dated 1615 in Florentine old style.

Bibliography

Lieure 170-171.
Meaume 633-634.
Russell 50-51.
Box 2*, Folder 6

View of the Festival

The War of Beauty (1 of 6 prints)

[Florence, 1616]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Sh. 22.6 × 30.1.
Italian titles: Teatro Fatto in Firenze Nella Festa A Cavallo Per La Venuta Del Ser.mo Principe D'Urbino.
La Guerra di Bellezza.

Bibliography

Lieure 182.
Meaume 640.
Russell 58.
Box 2*, Folder 7

First Intermezzo

Scope and Content Note

Fourth state. Pl. 28.9 × 20.3; Sh. 34 × 23.4.
Second Intermezzo
Third Intermezzo
Only states. Sh. 20.4 × 28.9
The Intermezzi (3 prints).
Florence, 1617: s.n.
Italian titles: Primo Intermedio Della Veglia Della Liberatione Di Tirreno.
Secondo Intermedio Dove Si Vide Armarsi L'Inferno Per Far Vendetta Di Circe Contro Tirreno.
Terzo Intermedio Dove Si Vide Venire Amore Con Tutta La Sua Corte A Divider La Battaglia.
Dated 1616 in Florentine old style.
Paper differs among prints.
Provenance: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Bibliography

Lieure 185-187.
Meaume 630-632.
Russell 59-61.
Box 2*, Folder 8

The Catafalque of the Emperor Matthias

Florence, 1619: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Second state. Sh. 28.3 × 21.
Italian title: Essequie Celebrate In Fiorenze Dal Ser.Mo Gran Duca Per La Morte Dell' Imperator Mattias.

Bibliography

Lieure 299.
Meaume 597.
Russell 10.
Box 3*, Folder 1

Balli di Sfessania (24 prints)

[Nancy, ca. 1622]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Pl. 7.2 × 9.3; Sh. 18.7 × 26.8.
4 plates printed on each sheet.
Provenance: Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bibliography

Lieure 379-402.
Meaume 641-664.
Russell 89-100, 102-103.
Box 3*, Folder 2

Combat at the Barrier (12 prints)

Nancy, [1627]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state, except L.575 and L.583, which are second state. R.(L.585); R.R.R.R.(L.586) Sh.15.7 × 11.
2 sheets each in 4 mats. Measurements vary significantly.
Illegible collector's mark at bottom right on verso of L.577 and L.578.

Bibliography

Lieure 575-586.
Meaume 490-500.
Russell 115-125.
 

Series IV.  Genre, Costume, and Landscape Scenes, 1620-1635

Physical Description: 52 prints

Scope and Content Note

Series includes male and female figure studies from both noble and working classes; beggars; scenes of a country home and fair, and a depiction of the palace at Nancy.
Box 3*, Folder 3

The Beggars (25 prints)

[Nancy, ca.1621]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state, except title page, which is only state. Pl. 13.8 × 9.1; Sh. 14 × 9.3.

Bibliography

Lieure 479-503.
Meaume 685-709.
Russell 37-41.
Box 3*, Folder 4

Various Figures (8 of 16 prints)

s.l., s.d.: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Second state. Pl. 8.3 × 9.3; Sh. 11.5 × 13.1.
Italian title: Varie Figure.
The date and location of the etching of these prints is much debated.
Some with wide margins (L.202, 204, 205); some pasted into window in another sheet (L.207, 208, 210, 211); strip added to bottom and top of L.209.

Bibliography

Lieure 202, 204, 205, 207-211.
Meaume 731, 732, 734-736, 738, 739, 742.
Box 3*, Folder 5

The Fantasies (14 prints)

[Paris], 1635: Israël Henriet.

Scope and Content Note

First state, except title page, which is second state. Pl. 6.1 × 8.1; Sh. 6.4 × 8.4.
“106” in brown ink at bottom left of title page.

Bibliography

Lieure 1372-1385.
Meaume 868-881.
Box 3*, Folder 6

Two Standing Women of Quality

s.l., [ca. 1620-1625]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Pl. 6.4 × 7.8; Sh. 6.6 × 8.1.
In mat with # 28.

Bibliography

Lieure 535.
Meaume 672.
Box 3*, Folder 6

The Winder and the Spinner

s.l., [ca. 1620-1625]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Pl. 6.3 × 7.7; Sh. 6.5 × 7.9.
In mat with # 27.

Bibliography

Lieure 536.
Meaume 671.
Box 3*, Folder 7

The Slave Market

s.l., s.d.: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. R.R. Sh. 11.6 × 21.9.

Bibliography

Lieure 369.
Meaume 712.
Box 4*, Folder 1

The Fair at Xeuilley (The Fair at Gondreville)

[Nancy, ca. 1625]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. R.R.R. Pl. 19.3 × 34; Sh. 20.5 × 35.1.
LDS[?] cipher in ink on verso. AH monogram stamp on verso.
Provenance: Joseph-Guillaume-Jean Camberlyn; Ambroise Firmin-Didot.

Bibliography

Lieure 561.
Meaume 623.
Russell 13.
Box 4*, Folder 2

The Palace Gardens at Nancy

Nancy, 1625: Jacques Callot.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Sh. 25.5 × 38.3.
French title: Parterre du Palais de Nancy.
Provenance: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.

Bibliography

Lieure 566.
Meaume 622.
Russell 16.
Box 4*, Folder 3

The Little Trellis

[Paris], 1635: [Israël Henriet].

Scope and Content Note

Second state. R.R.R. Pl. 8.1 × 16.3; Sh. 8.4 × 16.7.

Bibliography

Lieure 1428.
Meaume 710.
Russell 21.
 

Series V.  Military Works, 1615-1635

Physical Description: 47 prints

Scope and Content Note

Military-themed material includes portraits and depictions of actual combat scenes, and prints showing general military exercises and depredations.
Box 4*, Folder 4

Portrait of Louis de Lorraine, Prince of Phalsbourg

[Nancy, ca. 1621-1623]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Only state. R. Sh. 27.6 × 34.6.
Etching and engraving.
Part of inscription cut off at bottom. “1093” in ink at bottom right.
Offsetting on verso from another copy of the print.

Bibliography

Lieure 505.
Meaume 508.
Russell 175.
Box 4*, Folder 5-7

The Life of Ferdinand I de' Medici (15 of 16 prints)

[Florence, ca. 1615-1617]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

First state. Pl. 22.5 × 30.2; Sh. 43.5 × 45.5.
Engravings.
Designed by Matteo Rosselli, with significant changes made by Callot.
Paper varies in color.

Bibliography

Lieure 147-161.
Meaume 534-548.
Russell 24, 174.
Box 4*, Folder 8

Military Exercises (13 prints)

[Paris], 1635: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Second state. Pl. 6.2 × 8; Sh. 6.5 × 8.3. Mounted on card 8.1 × 9.9.

Bibliography

Lieure 1320-1332.
Meaume 582-594.
Russell 214-226.
Box 4*, Folder 9

The Large Miseries of War (18 prints)

Paris, 1633: Israël Henriet

Scope and Content Note

Second state, except L. 1339 and L. 1356, which are third state. Pl. 8.2 × 18.5; Sh. 16.1 × 26.3.
Couplets by Abbé de Marolles.
Title page is trimmed (Sh. 8.9 × 18.9) and mounted on another sheet.

Bibliography

Lieure 1339-1356.
Meaume 564-581.
Russell 193-212.
Flat file folder 2**

The Combat of Avigliana

[France, 1631-1632]: s.n.

Scope and Content Note

Only state. Sh 35.9 × 53.2.
Unfinished plate; this copy lacking blank inscription area at bottom.

Bibliography

Lieure 663.
Meaume 509.
Russell 178.