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after Jacques Callot
plate from La Noblesse
XVIIth-century copy


Artist: unknown artist after Jacques Callot
Title: copy of Le gentilhomme au plastron de fourrure from a suite of twelve etchings known as La Noblesse or La Noblesse de Lorraine
Date: XVIIth-century
School: French, XVIIth-century
Medium: etching
Dimensions: 145 x 96mm (plate), 152 x 99mm (sheet)
Watermark: none
Inscriptions/marks: in the plate lower right <<Callot>> and ‘7’
Condition: good condition on laid paper. Contemporary copy after Callot.
Description: Standing man, turned to right, wearing plumed hat, ruff, and boots; torso wrapped in fur-trimmed cape; in the background, figures in a village; among them, two duellists; copy after Callot
Reference: Lieure 554 (copy); IFF Callot 549-560 (copy) See BM 1861,0713.1664 for another impression
Provenance: unknown