Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Six Central Plates, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré)

Series/Portfolio:
Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans L'Ile de Ré
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
1628–30
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 7/8 x 18 7/16 in. (60.7 x 46.8 cm) Plate: 22 13/16 x 17 13/16 in. (58 x 45.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.603(1-6)
Not on view
The depiction of the Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré was commissioned by Louis XIII in 1628. These six plates illustrate French victory at the command of Cardinal Richelieu.
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliotheque National II.221.654; Lieure III.11.654; Meaume 523-532
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First Plate on the Bottom at Lower Left, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré)

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Second Plate on the Bottom at Center, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré )

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First Plate on the Top at Upper Left, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré)

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Third Plate on the Bottom at Right, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré)

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Second Plate at Top Center, from an etching on six plates of a central battle scene framed by ten additional plates, entitled Siège de la Citadelle de St-Martin dans l'Île de Ré (Siege of the Citadel of St. Martin on the Île de Ré)

Artist: Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy) Date: 1628–30 Medium: Etching; second state of two (Lieure) Accession: 57.650.603(2) On view in:Not on view