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Portrait du Prince de Phalsbourg - Jacques Callot prints

Portrait du Prince de Phalsbourg

By Jacques Callot

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Portrait du Prince de Phalsbourg - Jacques Callot print

Jacques Callot
1617

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Reference: Lieure No. 505

Date: 1617

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 28.5 33.5 cm

Sheet size: 28.5 x 33.5 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: unsigned

Price: poa

Description:

An early impression of the only state of this major work.
According to Lieure (Jacques Callot: Catalogue de l’Oeuvre Gravé by J. Lieure), good, early impressions of this work always are on paper with the present, elaborate watermark of the Lion with Star: ‘Les belles épreuves sont sur papier au filigrane du lion étoilé.’
Note that Callot was one of the first great artists to practice the graphic arts exclusively. Over his lifetime, he created more than 1400 etchings.
Phalsbourg, in north-eastern France, lies high on the west slopes of the Vosges.

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