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Les Bohémiens en Marche: L'Arrière-Garde, pièce aussi appelée Le Départ (The Gypsies Travelling: The Rear Guard, also called The Departure), from Le Bohémiens, série appelée aussi Les Égyptiens, La Marche des Bohémiens, La Vie Errante des Bohémiens, Les Marches Égyptiennes (The Gypsies, series also called The Egyptiens, The Gypsy Troops, The Wandering Lives of Gypsies, The Egyptian Troops)

Series/Portfolio:
Le Bohémiens, série appelée aussi Les Égyptiens, La Marche des Bohémiens, La Vie Errante des Bohémiens, Les Marches Égyptiennes
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
early 17th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of four (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 9 5/16 in. (12.4 x 23.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.386(1)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Ces pauvres gueux pleins de bonaduetures / Ne portent rien que des Choses futures.
At lower left: Callot fec.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower right: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 1
Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.207.374; Lieure II.23-24.374 ii/iv; Meaume 667
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