Art/ Collection/ Art Object

La Petite Thèse estampe appelée aussi Le Triomphe de La Vierge et Jubilé de La Vierge (The Small Thesis, also called The Triumph o fthe Virgin and Jubilee of the Virgin)

Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israel Silvestre (French, Nancy 1621–1691 Paris)
Date:
May, 1625
Medium:
Etching; third state of three (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. (55.6 x 36.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.602
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: IVBILATIO TRIVMPHI VIRGINIS DEIPARA E SVB VRBANO VIII P.P. MAX
Latin inscriptions on shields and banderoles throughout
At bottom center: Israel Silvestre excudit. cum privil. Regis.
At lower left: Deo duce et Pside. V.P.F. Andr. de L'Auge Guard. Nanceij in Lotharingia propungnabit / V.P.F. Steph. Didelot ibidz L'ector Theolog.' Romae in Capitulo Gnali F.F. Minoru in co. de Aracoclj. an. 1625 Maii
At lower right: F.F. Andr. De Luge et St. Didelot Authores. / Jac. Callot Nobilis Lotharing.' In. et Sculp. in aqua forti. excuditq Nanceij
At bottom center: CAROLO. IIII. ET NICOLAE LOTHARINGIAE ATQVE BARRI &c. DVCIBVS. / Hanc divinae Virgnis Augustis.mae ac Semp. ivnictiss.mae Bellatricis incredibilj venu state gratia, decore fortitudine corus cantis Pictam belli, vicotriae triumphj atqz gloriae tabellam, sub vestrj / nominis Augustissimj Splendore (Serenissimj P.P.) iussu Reverendissimj P. Generalis atque admodum R.P. Provincialis in lucem publicam damus. Munus sane V.C. impar, impar dignitatj / Par tamen animo offerentis. Munus uti spero vestrae pietatj gratissimum qr. de Serenissimà Ceolij soliqz Regina, firmissia Vrae Regiae domus anchora in quam tota in dies magis firma recumbit / fortunata cujus illucente Sydere inter pcellosos belloru civilium tumultus e saevientes grassantium haereseon tempestates tranquilla stetit inclyta Lotharingorum Principu pgemes, stabitq quandiu Marianu. / jubar affulserit interitura nunq.m Hanc ergo adumbrat.m partenciae dignitatis imagin. e manu nra totuis Fran.cae fam.ae et Pr.ae nrae. Fr.ciae Par.is noine tanq.m Lauru Apollinj aut olea Mineruae V.C. consecrata exporrecta fronte / excipite, Romae (si fauea tis) luce et uro splendore habebit in eas sum Ecclae Princeps. Urb. 8. auita vest.m pietatem constan.m religioem fidem intaminata aspiciet, et vos charis.os Eccliae fililios qua solet Urbanitate amplectretur Valete favete.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at bottom center: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliotheque National II.215.562; Lieure II.57-62.562 iii/iii; Meaume 100 and 615 bis.
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