Piazza Santa Croce (Vue d'Ensemble de la Fête ; Festivities on the Piazza Santa Croce), from the series La Guerra di Belezza (La Guerre de la beauté ; The War of Beauty)
Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635
after Giulio Parigi, Italian, 1571 - 1635
Etching on paper
Plate: 9 × 11 13/16 in. (22.9 × 30 cm)
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 12 3/16 in. (23.8 × 31 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Zanobi Pignoni, Florence
Place Made: Italy, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, in plate, lower center: TEATRO FATTO IN FIRENZE NELLA FESTA A CAVALLO PER LA VENVTA DEL SER.mo [mo in superscript] PRINCIPE D'URBINO / Qui fecero 42 Caualieri diuers abbattimenti e dipoi un balletto ci si uido ancora una battaglia a piedi di 300 persone, oltre i Carri e l'altra gente per diuersi seruitij; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Iullus Parigij Inv. ICallot [IC in monogram] delineauit et F; Watermark, center left: [indistinct]
ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015
Festivals, Theater, and Opera at the Courts of the Medici in Florence, William H. Schab Gallery, New York, New York, October 6-December 8, 1978, no. 25.
The Theatre of Jacques Callot, Paul Creative Art Center, University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, October 28-December 11, 1986
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. 51.
Theater Art of the Medici, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 15, 1980-January 31, 1981
William H. Schab Gallery, Inc., Theater and Festival Etchings and Master Prints and Drawings from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century, Catalogue 59, New York: William H. Schab Gallery, 1978, no. 25, ill. p. 11.
Arthur R. Blumenthal, Theatre Art of the Medici, Hanover, NH, and London: University Press of New England, 1980, p. 109, no. 51, ill. p. 108.
William H. Schab Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1978.
Lieure 182; Meaume 640
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