Callot’s Etchings

Some images taken from Callot’s Etchings; this is a collection of reproductions of Callot’s 17th century etchings edited by Howard Daniel. The book was published in Britain and Canada in 1974; the text is still in copyright, but the images themselves are long out of copyright. I have given the collection an arbitrary incorrect date of 1635 so that it sorts into a useful place in the list of books by date.

[picture: 153.---Captain of the Scoundrels.]

153.—Captain of the Scoundrels.

The Capitano de Baroni, or captain of the robber-barons, one might say. He is the chief beggar, dressed in rags, begging-bowl at his side, knapsack over one shoulder, one arm held in a sling (probably [...] [more...]

[picture: 154.---Beggar with Hurdygurdy.]

154.—Beggar with Hurdygurdy.

This beggar is an older man; he has a ragged beard like mine, a tattered hat and cloak, and boots; he carries his musical instrument, the ornate hurdy-gurdy, on a strap over his shoulder. [more...]

[picture: Beggar Woman with Rosary.]

Beggar Woman with Rosary.

A hunched-over woman leans on a stick; a cross on a string of beads (a rosary necklace) dangles from herhands. She wears dresses and a head-scarf. [more...]

[picture: 160.---Begger Women with Cup and Spoon.]

160.—Begger Women with Cup and Spoon.

Two women in tattered clothing, one barefoot, onr using a cane to walk, one with a hat and the othe with a hood and a ruff around her neck.

[picture: 206a2: Giant bird pulling a lizard]

206a2: Giant bird pulling a lizard

This is a detail from plate 206, “Entrance of Henry of Lorraine, marquess of Moy, under the name of Pirandre” from the series The Combat at the Barrier, 1627. [more...]

[picture: 206b1: Carriage Pulled By Death.]

206b1: Carriage Pulled By Death.

This is a detail from plate 206, “Entrance of Henry of Lorraine, marquess of Moy, under the name of Pirandre” from the series The Combat at the Barrier, 1627. [more...]

[picture: Carriage pulled by a Dragon.]

Carriage pulled by a Dragon.

This is a detail from plate 206, “Entrance of Henry of Lorraine, marquess of Moy, under the name of Pirandre” from the series The Combat at the Barrier, 1627. [more...]

[picture: Carriage Pulled by Hounds.]

Carriage Pulled by Hounds.

This is a detail from plate 206, “Entrance of Henry of Lorraine, marquess of Moy, under the name of Pirandre” from the series The Combat at the Barrier, 1627. [more...]



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