Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 ) - Varie Figure - Peasant woman with basket - Rare first state

Description
Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 ) - Varie Figure - Peasant woman with basket - Rare first state
Etching - Signed on print - Ca. 1621

Varie Figure di Iacopo Callot

A very good early impression with full palte border and small margins o nlaid paper with watermark.
Remains of two hinges on the backside.

Figure of a peasant woman standing in profile to left and carrying a basket on left arm, repeated twice, with one figure shaded and the other simply outlined; in the background, figures having a drink outside a tavern at left, a woman on donkey's back and a man going to right in the middle, and two figures at right. c.1621/24 Etching

Reference:
Lieure 1927 204 I / IV,
This is a first state (R.R.) with the etched borderline at left still visible, before the number bottom right, before the signature Callot f.
This is the original, etched by Jacques Callot, no copy

Jacques Callot ( 1592 - 1635)
Etcher and draughtsman, born Nancy. 1608-1611 in Rome; 1612-1621 in Florence, working for the Medici; in 1621 returned to Nancy, where he settled and married. Died suddenly in 1635. Enormously popular and much copied. From c. 1620 most of his plates were published by his friend Israel Henriet. Bibliography: Jules Lieure, 'Jacques Callot, catalogue de son oeuvre gravé', 3 vols, Paris 1924-7

Lot details
Artist
Jacques Callot ( 1592-1632 )
Title of artwork
Varie Figure - Peasant woman with basket - Rare first state
Year
Ca. 1621
Technique
Etching
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
86×91 mm
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