S. Discore, martyr (St. Discorus, Martyr), May 18th, from Les Images De Tous Les Saincts et Saintes de L'Année (Images of All of the Saints and Religious Events of the Year)
Les Images De Tous Les Saincts et Saintes de L'Année
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Etching; second state of two (Lieure)
Sheet: 2 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (6.5 x 5 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Not on view
This print is part of a series comprised of a title page, frontispiece, and 122 plates. Each of these 122 plates contains four oval scenes depicting Saints and Religious Events for each day of the year. This etching was originally one of four oval scenes on a plate in the series.
Inscription: At upper left: S. DIOSCORVS At upper right: MAR. At lower left: 18. At bottom center: Israel ex. At lower right: MAIJ.
Earls of Pembroke; Sotheby's, LondonWilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bibliothèque Nationale II.227-234.807-1295; Lieure III.48.975 ii/ii; Meaume 302-425