Frontispiece, for Prospero Bonarelli's Il Solimano, tragedia (The Sultan, A Tragedy)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635



Etching with some engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 7 1/2 × 5 5/16 in. (19.1 × 13.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts, by exchange



Pietro Cecconcelli, Florence


Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, below crescent, upper center: Quindi e'l mio lume offeso.; inscribed, in plate, on shiled, lower center: IL / SOLIMANO / TRAGEDIA / DEI CO. PROSPERO / BONARELLI / MO AI / SER. GRANDVCA / DI / TOSCA / NA; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Iac. Callot Fa. in aqua fort; inscribed, in plate, lower center: [indistinct] [traces of the earlier inscription]; Collector's mark, reverse, inscribed, in brown ink, lower center: C. Storch [?] a Milan 1797. / Ju. A.o. [o in superscript] 1785. A.o [o in superscript] 6.Sq [unidentified]; Watermark, lower center: [crescent moon] [rest indistinct]

Course History

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

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

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11, 1995-January 8, 1996.


Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1990.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 363; Meaume 434

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