Capitano de Baroni (Captain of the Barons), Frontispiece, from the series Les Gueux (Les Barons ; The Beggars ; The Barons)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635


about 1622-1623; published about 1661

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 5 11/16 × 3 11/16 in. (14.5 × 9.3 cm)

Sheet: 6 1/8 × 4 1/8 in. (15.6 × 10.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Israel Silvestre, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper left: [in banner] CAPITANO DE / BARONI; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Iacomo Callot in. et fe.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: I Silvestre ex.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: cum privil. Regis

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Theater of Jacques Callot, Paul Creative Arts Center, University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, October 28-December 11, 1986.


Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1961.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bibliothèque Nationale II.210.479-503; Lieure II.41.479; Meaume 685

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