Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Margaret of Austria Laying the First Stone of the Church of the Nuns of Santa Clara, from The Life of Margaret of Austria, plate 23

Series/Portfolio:
The Life of Margaret of Austria
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Author:
Giovanni Altoviti
Publisher:
Bartolommeo Sermartelli e Fratelli
Date:
1612
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (28.5 x 20 cm) plate: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16 in. (13 x 18 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.67.7(24)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: I. callot f.
At lower right: 23 (in reverse)
Legend: NON IN SVI. SED IMMORTALIS DEI CVLTVM HONOREMQ / PROPRIAS OPES VERTIT: HIS TEMPLA DIVIS, AEDES / VIRGINIBVS, ET SACRAS STATVIT DOTES.
Latin text on the bottom of the page.
On verso of page: A Capucin Monk Standing in Front of Philip III and Margaret of Austria, and Thanking Them on Behalf of the King of Bavaria
Francis Edwards
Meaume II.207.451; Lieure I.24.66 i/ii
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