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Le Denier de César (The Tribute Money), from Le Nouveau Testament (The New Testament)

Series/Portfolio:
Le Nouceau Testament
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Jacques Fagnani (1699–1730)
Artist:
Ornamental border etched by Antoine Hérisset (French, about 1685–1769)
Artist:
Ornamental border designed by Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, Paris 1672–1742 Paris)
Date:
printed 18th century
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 9/16 x 7 9/16 in. (16.7 x 19.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.797.23
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Callot.
At bottom center: Jesus de tributo Caesari dando questionem soluit. Matt. 22.
At bottom center: Cum privilege Israel excu
At lower left: Oppenor inv.
At bottom center: Avec privil du Roy.
At lower right: Herisset scul.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Christopher Mendez, London
Later impression of Bibliothèque Nationale II.241.1418-1427; Lieure III.98.1426; Meaume 46; cf. t. 1 pt. 2 p. 51 fig. 303-5
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