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L'Homme Raclant un Gril en Guise de Violon (Man Scraping a Grill in the Guise of a Violin), from Varie Figure Gobbi, suite appelée aussi Les Bossus, Les Pygmées, Les Nains Grotesques (Various Hunchbacked Figures, The Hunchbacks, The Pygmes, The Grotesque Dwarfs)

Series/Portfolio:
Les Gobbi, suite appelée aussi Les Bossus, Les Pygmées, Les Nains Grotesques
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
1616–22
Medium:
Etching and engraving; first state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 x 10 5/16 in. (18.5 x 26.2 cm) Plate: 2 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (6.4 x 9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.302(2)
Not on view
Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower right: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
On verso at lower right: J.S.M. Collector's stamp of Junius S. Morgan
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.209.407-426; Lieure II.39.423 i/ii; Meaume 766
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