Jacques Callot. The Cavern of Brigands. Etching. C. 1617.
Jacques Callot. The Cavern of Brigands. Etching. C. 1617.
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Jacques Callot. The Cavern of Brigands. Etching. C. 1617.

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ArtistJacques Callot (French, 1592–1635).
Title: Ambush under a rocky arch, with soldiers attacking brigands.
Dimensions: 2 1/8" x 3 1/8". 
 Date: c. 1617.

Materials and Techniques: etching on paper.
Mat and Frame: supporting sheet.
Provenance:  The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Condition: trimmed and laid down. Damp stains. The signs of aging are appropriate for the time. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Catalog RaisonnéÉdouard Meaume, 1860. T.2. No. 782, p. 370.
Part of Series: Capricci di varie figure di Iacopo Callot.
Museums and Libraries: The British Museum 1861,0713.1084.
Art Movements, Periods & Schools: French School XVII C.
Note: This entry incorporates text from Wikipedia and the catalog entry of a similar item from the British Museum collection.