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By: CALLOT, JACQUES.
Publisher: A Paris, Israel: 1633 Auec Privilege du Roy 1633
Item Number: 17942
"Jacques Callot (1592-1635) an important French engraver. ""He engraved in all about 1600 pieces... No one ever possessed a higher degree of talent for grouping a large number of figures in a small space, and of representing with two or three bold strokes the expression, action and peculiar features of each individual. Freedom, variety and naÃ¯vetÃ© characterize all his pieces. ""--The EncyclopÃ¦dia Britannica, 11th Edition, 1910, 5:58. Callot also had developed an advanced method of etching using a slanted needle which allowed diversity of width within each line. His Les Miseres et ... View more info