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Les Miseres et Les Mal-Heurs de la Gverre Representez Par Iacqves Callot Noble Lorrain. Et mis en lumiere Par Israel son amy.


Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: A Paris, Israel: 1633 Auec Privilege du Roy 1633

Inscription: Signed

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 naïveté characterize all his pieces. ""--The Encyclopædia 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. ... View more info