Jacques Callot - 15 plates from Scelta d'alcuni miracoli e grazie della santissima nunziata di Firenze (1619)

Description
Jacques Callot - 15 plates from Scelta d'alcuni miracoli e grazie della santissima nunziata di Firenze (1619)
Gravure - quelques tirages signés - 1611-1619

This lot of 15 illustrated pages is from the book “Scelta d'alcuni miracoli e grazie della santissima nunziata di Firenze” (Miracles and graces of the Santissima Nunziata of Florence) was published in 1619 in Florence.

Attributed to Callot, but with some uncertainty (cf British Museum online Collection Museum Number 1861,0713.470)

The prints are numbered: i, 7, 19,25, 37, 39, 41, 45, 49, 53, 55, 57,73, 75 & 79

Except 39, 41, 53, 73, 75 & 79, all have printed text on verso. Eight prints also have ornate cul-de-lampe designs on verso

The designs were by Mascagnius (7, 25, 37), Rosselli (41, 49, 55, 79), Pomar (53), Tempesta (73, 75) & Boschius (19).

Reference: Lieure numbers 80, 83, 87, 89, 107, 98, 100, 102, 104, 106, 99, 108, 116, 117, 119

British Museum online Collection. Museum Numbers: 1861,0713.471, 474, 478, 480, 489, 490, 491, 493, 495, 497, 498, 499, 507, 508 & 510

Condition: Mostly good impressions. Age-related paper colouring, foxing and some stains. Several have creases and small tears on the edge of the sheet of paper. The printed area of all is in good condition. except 75 which has a repaired tear reaching the image..

On laid paper


Jacques Callot, 1592-1635 was a prolific printmaker who worked in Florence, Paris and Nancy. Famous for his series on the “Miseries of War” and for small prints with much detail.

Informations du lot
Artiste
Jacques Callot
Titre de l'œuvre d'art
15 plates from Scelta d'alcuni miracoli e grazie della santissima nunziata di Firenze (1619)
Année
1611-1619
Technique
Gravure
Signature
quelques tirages signés
État
Voir description
Vente avec cadre
Non
Taille de l’image
8.7×13.5 cm
Dimensions totales
14×21×0 cm
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