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JACQUES CALLOT (1592-1635)
JACQUES CALLOT (1592-1635)
JACQUES CALLOT (1592-1635)
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JACQUES CALLOT (1592-1635)

Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre

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JACQUES CALLOT (1592-1635)
Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre
the complete set of 18 etchings including title, 1633, on laid paper, eight plates with watermark Posthorn (Lieure 44-46), the others without watermark, a very fine, uniform set, the frontispiece third, final state, the others second state (of three), with the plate number but before the erasure of Silvestre’s address, with wide margins, in very good condition
Plates 89 x 190 mm., Sheets 156 x 279 mm. (and similar)
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Lieure 1339-1356
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It is rare to find early, uniform sets of the Grandes Misères, Callot's most important series of prints, such as the present one.

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