Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 ) - Originals - Four etchings: Saint Emillia .... Images of Saints - First edition

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Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 ) - Originals - Four etchings: Saint Emillia .... Images of Saints - First edition
Gravura a água forte - Não assinado - 1632-1635

Les images des Saints.

Early impression from the first edition published in Paris by Israël Henriet. Before all rework. From the earlies impression available, a second state while the first before the publishers address of Israël is only known from a few examples (R.R.R.R.)

I have a couple of uncut sheet with wide margins. Original pinholes on top where the series was once bound together with a small rope still visible.

With the watermark 'huchet' showing a post horn as called for by Lieure to be found on these early (first) Paris impressions. Before any rework, before altered titles, before text.

Four oval scenes, St Peter visiting St Germanus on his deathbed, wile a bear attacks a man in the background (St Germanus' Day); A Bishop saint greeting another saint (St Maximinus' Day); a female saint praying in a forest (St Emmelia's Day); a priest giving the Holy Sacrament to a female saint seated on a mattress (St Petronilla's Day).
c.1632/35 Etching

Some text lines filled in in sepia writing.

Reference:
Lieure 1927 988-991.II
Meaume 1860 302-425

Jacques Callot ( 1592 - 1635)
Etcher and draughtsman, born Nancy. Working in Rome and Florence for the Medic; 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.

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Objeto
Impressão
Artist
Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 )
Título da obra de arte
Originals - Four etchings: Saint Emillia .... Images of Saints - First edition
Período
Pré-1800
Ano
1632-1635
Técnica
Gravura a água forte
Assinatura
Não assinado
Estado
Em muito bom estado
Dimensões totais
270×160×1 mm
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