Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Capitano Bonbardon and Capitano Grillo, from Balli di Sfessania (Dance of Sfessania), plate 13

Series/Portfolio:
Balli di Sfessania
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israel Silvestre (French, Nancy 1621–1691 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1621–22
Medium:
Etching; second state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 15/16 x 4 5/8 in. (10 x 11.8 cm) Plate: 2 13/16 x 3 5/8 in. (7.1 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.305(13)
Not on view
From a series of 24 plates designed in Florence and published in Nancy. The figures depicted are Italian performers, dancing the "Sfessania."
Inscription: At lower left: Cap.o Bonbardon.
At lower right: Cap. Grillo.
At lower right: 13

Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower left: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Jacques Callot, exhibition catalogue, Nancy (1992) no. 215-224.137-170; Bibliothèque Nationale II.208.379-402; Lieure II.31.391 ii/ii; Meaume 653
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