Callot: The Beggar
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The Beggar with a wooden leg
Title of the Series: „Le Gueux“ – „Beggars“
Artist: Jacques Callot (Nancy, 1592-1635)
After he returned to Nancy in the year 1621, Callot picked scenes of the urban / daily for his artworks. One of the most famous series of that time is „ Le Gueux“ – “Beggars” with 25 copper engravings.
Size: 13,7 cm x 8,9 cm
Beautiful copper engraving on handmade paper, slightly trimmed at the bottom, altogether in very good condition.
Lit.: Lieure Bd. 2I492