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The Temptation of St. Anthony

Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
1635
Medium:
Etching; third state of five (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/16 x 18 1/2 in. (36.1 x 47 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.600
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Jac. Callot Inven. et fe
At bottom center: ILLVSTRISSIMO MAXIMOQVE VIRO D.D. LVDOVICO PHELYPEAVX DNO. DE LAVRILIERE COMITI CONSISTORIANO SACRARVM IVSSIONVMIIIIVIRO / IA. CALLOT VOVET DEDICAT CONSECRATQVE.
At lower left: Informes laruae, caecis stabulata latèbris / Mostra suum rupère Chaos, atque agmine facto / Letiferis orbem violant lucemque venenis, / Tot scelerum facies Erebo mutauit Erèmum. / Intercà vasti quid agis sub formice saxi
At lower right: Sancte fenex. tantos sentis ex despicis hostes? / Hil spirat mortale tibi: nec Gaudia pectus. / Blanda mouent, nec franti Amor, nec funera terrent. / Mens infixa polo reparans = que ab Origine vires / Sustinet in terris quas ridet in aethere pugnas
At bottom center: Cum Privil. Reg. Israel excu 1635.

Marking: Verso, bottom center: stamp of E. De T. Bechtel
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor," January 26, 2016–May 22, 2016.

Bibliothèque Nationale II.240-241.1416; Lieure III.93-95.1416 iii/v; Meaume 139
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