Etching from Les Gaux, ca. 1622-23. First state of two impressions Plate mark: 51/2 x 3/12 inches. Cataloged as Number 501 i/ii in: Jacques Callot by Jules Lieure Paris, 1924-1927. Acquired in 1984 from Carolyn Staley Fine Prints Seattle WA
Good afternoon, Doris,
Thank you for submitting photographs to Mearto for appraisal.
Based on the photographs and information submitted, this is:
Jacques Callot (1592-1635),
"La mendiante venant de recevoir la charité" (The beggar just received the charity), plate 23 of 25 from Les Gueux, 1622-1624
etching, plate mark 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches
one of two states, the first state will have the watermark of Charles IV of Lorraine (double "C" crowned and crossed the cross of Lorraine )
$100-150 if the first state; if the second state $50-75
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