Art/ Collection/ Art Object

La Présentation au Peuple (The Presentation of Christ to the People), from La Grande Passion (The Large Passion)

Series/Portfolio:
La Grande Passion
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
ca. 1619–24
Medium:
Etching and engraving; first state of three (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 5/16 x 8 3/8 in. (11 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-366
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Callot F.
At bottom center: Purpurea quid opus ueste? heu! num cernis ut illi / Omnia purureo membra cruore rubents [s as superscript]

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at top center in ink: 3-
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bibliothèque Nationale II.201.285; Lieure I.115.285 i/iii; Meaume 16
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