Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Eight Beggars

Series/Portfolio:
From a series of four plates of beggars after Jacques Callot, see New Hollstein 80-83.
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 5/16 x 10 in. (8.4 x 25.4 cm) cut on platemark
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.15-343
Not on view
Plate 2 of 4 prints of beggars after Callot. Seven male beggars walking in a landscape in foreground from left to right, the eighth standing in front at far left with a hat in his hand, wearing a crucifix on a long chain; more beggars seen in the background.
Inscription: Lettered above image with the title, at lower left corner of design with 'I, Callot in:' and numbered '1' at lower right corner.
Earls of Pembroke
Pennington 2025; Meaume 1449; New Hollstein (Hollar Part I) 81
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. 2025.

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



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