Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Les Martyrs du Japon (The Martyrs of Japan)

Series/Portfolio:
Le Combat a la Barrière
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
ca. 1627
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. (17.2 x 11.7 cm) Plate: 6 1/2 x 4 7/16 in. (16.5 x 11.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.339
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Callot fec.
At bottom center: Le Pourtraict des premier 23 Martire mis en Croix par la predicaon. de la S. Foy a Giappon / soubs l'Empe. Tiacosam en la Cite de Mongasschi, de londre des freres mineurs Observantin de S. Francois.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at bottom center: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
At lower right: F. G. Rice Collector's stamp
Frederick Gamet Rice (American, born 1893); Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.219.594; Lieure II.88-89.594 i/ii; Meaume 155
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