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Frontispiece, from Varie Figure Gobbi, suite appelée aussi Les Bossus, Les Pygmées, Les Nains Grotesques (Various Hunchbacked Figures, The Hunchbacks, The Pygmes, The Grotesque Dwarfs)

Series/Portfolio:
Les Gobbi, suite appelée aussi Les Bossus, Les Pygmées, Les Nains Grotesques
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Date:
1616–22
Medium:
Etching and engraving; first state of two (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 x 10 5/16 in. (18.5 x 26.2 cm) Plate: 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (6 x 8.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.302(1)
Not on view
Inscription: At center: VARIE FIGVRE GOBBI / DI IACOPO CALLOT / fatto in firenza / l'anno - 1616
At lower right: excudit Nanceÿ

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower right: E. De T. Bechtel Collector's stamp
On verso at lower right: J.S.M. Collector's stamp of Junius S. Morgan
Junius Spencer Morgan; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II.200.279 and II.209.407-426; Lieure II.35.279 i/ii (see also Lieure I.112.279); Meaume 747
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