Artist Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635
Publisher Israël Henriet, French, ca. 1590-1661
Title
  • Frontispice pour La vie de la Sainte Vierge
  • The Life of the Virgin (series title)
Date early 17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 2 7/8 × 1 7/8 inches (7.3 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elliott T. Slocum Fund
Accession Number 44.27
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, see inscription.
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, center of the image: VITA ET | HISTORIA BEATAE | MARIAE VIRGINIS MATRIS | DEI. | A Nobil. Viro I. Callot inventa | delineata atque in aes incisa | et ab Israele amico suo in | lucem edita. | Ad Illustriss. virum Claudium | Maugis Regis et Reginae Matris | Consilarium, et Elemosinarium | ordinarium. Abbatem sancti | Ambrosi j | Cum Privilegio Regis | Parisi js.
1944-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)