Anunciatio Beatæ Mariæ (L'Annonciation ; Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin ; Annunciation, with angel approaching the seated Mary from the left, and the dove of the Holy Spirit above), from the series Vita et historia beatæ Mariæ virginis matris Dei (La Vie de la Vierge ; The Life and History of the the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635


about 1634

Etching on paper

Plate: 2 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (6.3 × 4.4 cm)

Sheet: 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in. (6.7 × 4.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Israël Henriet, Paris


Europe, France



Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Anunciatio Beatae [ae in ligature] Mariae [ae in ligature]; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Cum Priuilegio Regis.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Callot fe. Israel excud.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 1371; Meaume 80

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