Art/ Collection/ Art Object

72nd Plate, August 18th-20th, from Les Images De Tous Les Saincts et Saintes de L'Année (Images of All of the Saints and Religious Events of the Year), including Images des Fêtes Mobiles (Images of Moveable Feasts from the Christian Calendar)

Series/Portfolio:
Les Images De Tous Les Saincts et Saintes de L'Année
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
1636
Medium:
Etching; second state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 × 7 7/8 in. (31.4 × 20 cm) Plate: 8 7/16 × 4 13/16 in. (21.4 × 12.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.419(74)
Not on view
At upper left: St. Helena, Mother of Constantine, August 18th; At upper right: St. Donatus, Priest and Anchorite, August 19th; At lower left: St. Louis, Bishop, August 19th; At lower right: St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot, August 20th
Inscription: St. Helena, Mother of Constantine
At upper left: S. HELENA
At upper right: MATER CONS / TANTINI
At lower left: 18.
At lower left: Israel ex.
At lower right: Aug.

St. Donatus, Priest and Anchorite
At upper left: S. DONATV.S
At upper right: PRESBIT. A: / NACHOR
At lower left: Israel ex.
At lower left: 19.
At lower right: Aug.

St. Louis, Bishop
At upper left: S. LVDOVI / CVS.
At upper right: EPVS. MI: / NORITA
At lower left: Israel ex.
At lower left: 19.
At lower right: Aug.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot
At upper left: S. BERNARD.VS
At upper right: ABBAS.
At lower left: 20.
At lower left: Israel ex.
At lower right: Aug.

Marking: On verso at center of each scene: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at top center in ink: 102
Stevens & Brown Ltd. (London); Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris); Guillelmo Tronson (French); Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.227-234.807-1295; Lieure III.52.1092-1095 ii/ii; Meaume 302-425
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