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Wed, Jul 19, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 481

Lrg Callot "Obsidio Arcis Sammartianianae" Prints

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635) with Abraham Bosse (French, 1604-1676) and Michel Lasne (French, 1590-1667). Large etching titled "Obsidio Arcis Sammartianianae" depicting the naval siege of the island of Re, ca. 1628-1631. Complete set of sixteen plates framed to depict the seige bordered with cartouches. The central scene depicts an aerial or bird's eye view of the island framed by panels bearing descriptions, additional scenes in cartouches, and portraits. Callot etched the central scene while Lasne and Bosse etched the borders
Unframed; height: 57 1/2 in x width: 64 3/4 in. Framed; height: 58 1/2 x width: 65 3/4 in x depth: 1 1/4 in.


There is heavy toning and uneven discoloration throughout all the prints. Areas of foxing and small stains throughout. There is undulation to the sheets. The sheets have been framed together to form one large map. There are creases throughout. Wear to the frame, framed under plexiglass. Due to the nature of the framing, this has not been inspected out of frame. 

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