Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Naissance de La Vierge Marie (The Birth of the Virgin), from La Vie de La Sainte Vierge (The Life of the Virgin)

Series/Portfolio:
La Vie de La Sainte Vierge
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1633
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in. (7.1 x 4.7 cm) Plate: 2 13/16 x 1 3/4 in. (7.1 x 4.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.402(2)
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Nativitas Mariae Virginis.
At lower left: Callot / fecit.
At lower right: Israel / excud.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at bottom center: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.237.1357-1370; Lieure III.79.1358 ii/iii; Meaume 77
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