Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Six Men and Women Beggars

Series/Portfolio:
Beggars
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
1630
Medium:
Etching; only state
Dimensions:
3 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (8.6 x 25.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.15-342
Not on view
Plate 4 of 4 prints of beggars after Callot. Two male and four female beggars seated and standing in a row in a landscape; the woman at far left breastfeeding a baby and carrying a child on her back, a boy walking beside her.
Inscription: Bottom, right: 'WHollar Prage: fe:' and '4'
Earls of Pembroke
Pennington 2027 only state; Meaume 1449; New Hollstein (Hollar Part I) 83 only state
Edouard Meaume Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de Jacques Callot. 1860, cat. no. 1449.

Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982, cat. no. 2027.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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