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

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635

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1620

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 College: Purchased through gifts, by exchange

PR.990.11.1

Publisher

Pietro Cecconcelli, Florence

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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, Winter 2015

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

Exhibition History

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

Provenance

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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