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Jacques callot (1592-1635) le bohémiens

Lot 9

Jacques Callot (1592-1635)
Le Bohémiens, série appelée aussi Les Égyptiens, La Marche des Bohémiens, La Vie Errante des Bohémiens, Les Marches Égyptiennes, etchings, the set of four, circa 1621-1631.

 

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Jacques Callot (1592-1635)
Le Bohémiens, série appelée aussi Les Égyptiens, La Marche des Bohémiens, La Vie Errante des Bohémiens, Les Marches Égyptiennes
Etchings, the set of four, circa 1621-1631, on laid paper, affixed to later paper support, tipped onto early 19th century album leaves, lettered states, but one plate from a later edition with publishers inscription 'Langlois' lower right, good impressions, each sheet approx. 123 x 236 mm. (4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in), unframed, (4).

Literature:
Lieure 374-377

⁂ The subjects of the present etchings, the mistakenly identified 'Egyptians', from which the term 'gypsies' later derived, would have been inspired by the memories of the artist's first trip to Italy.

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Jacques Callot (1592-1635)
Le Bohémiens, série appelée aussi Les Égyptiens, La Marche des Bohémiens, La Vie Errante des Bohémiens, Les Marches Égyptiennes
Etchings, the set of four, circa 1621-1631, on laid paper, affixed to later paper support, tipped onto early 19th century album leaves, lettered states, but one plate from a later edition with publishers inscription 'Langlois' lower right, good impressions, each sheet approx. 123 x 236 mm. (4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in), unframed, (4).

Literature:
Lieure 374-377

⁂ The subjects of the present etchings, the mistakenly identified 'Egyptians', from which the term 'gypsies' later derived, would have been inspired by the memories of the artist's first trip to Italy.