Frontispiece, from the series Balli di Sfessania

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635

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about 1622

Etching with engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 2 3/4 × 3 11/16 in. (7 × 9.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

PR.963.142

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, within image, center: Benemia; inscribed, in plate, within image, center right: Cucuruca; inscribed, in plate, within image, lower left: lucia mia.; inscribed, in plate, within image, lower center: Bernoualla.; inscribed, in plate, within image, lower right: Che buona mi sa.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: BALLI DI SFESSANIA / DI JACOMO CALLOT; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Jac. Callot In. fe.; Watermark, upper left: [Double C with cross of Lorraine]

Course History

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

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Theater Art of the Medici, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 15, 1980-January 31, 1981.

Theater Art of the Medici, Beaumont-May Gallery and Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10-December 7, 1980, no. 56.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Theatre Art of the Medici, Hanover, New Hampshire, and London:University Press of New England, 1980, p. 119, no. 56, ill. p. 118.

Provenance

Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1963.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 379; Meaume 641

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