Jacques Callot

By: BECHTEL, Edwin de T. CALLOT, Jacques)

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BECHTEL, Edwin de T. Jacques Callot. New York: George Brazillier, Publisher, 1955. First Printing. Pp. (6),5-46,(2), + 96 p. of plates and 3 double-leaf plates. Illustrated with black and white engravings. 4to, black cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt titles to spine. With 237 reproductions of Callot's engraved works. "For over three hundred years, Jacques Callothas been revered among artists and art historians of Western Europe as one of the greatest graphic artists and the father of French etching, while fo r the French the story of his life approaches the legendary. In all countries today his work appeals to collectors and students of the graphic arts, while the remarkable achievement of his short life, about 1400 known plates,illuminates for the layman the whole pageant of his life and times." - fro m the dust jacket. Contents: 1. Jacques Callot of Lorraine; 2. Nancy and the Boyhood of Callot (1592-1608); 3. Callot in Italy: i. In Rome 1608-11, ii. In Florence 1611-21; 4. At Nancy, in the Netherlands, and at Paris: i. AtNancy 1621-27, ii. In the Netherlands and at Nancy 1627-29, iii. In Paris 1629-31, iv. At Nancy 1631-35. Very good in spine-browned, chipped dust jacket. 30.00

Title: Jacques Callot

Author Name: BECHTEL, Edwin de T. CALLOT, Jacques)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: George Brazillier, Publisher, New York, 1955,:

Seller ID: 99710

Keywords: ART FRANCE FRENCH ARTISTS ENGRAVERS ENGRAVING RENAISSANCE BUCHERHEIT,