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Inscription

by later hands, inside upper cover upper left in black ink: A.4.29; upper right in blue ink: 65-25-14; center in graphite: Vinet 558: "Marguerita (not deciphered) / d'Austria, morte en 1611, etait femme de Philippe III. Ce volume rare... / omis [?] Brunnet" / Pras II, 8; lower center: Marquies de Melzi copy (collectors mark on leaf Ai verso) / ref: Theater Art Medici - Blumenbhal (Dartmouth 1980) no. 45 / Liere 52-69 / National Gallery - Callot - by Diane Russell - item #9; lower cover upper right: 2800/432; lower center: AEVI WS 5008 / DCIB

Provenance

Marquis de Melzi (ink stamp on verso of title); William H. Schab; acquired 1965 by Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Boston; (sale, Christie's New York, 20 June 2013, no. 432); purchased 2013 by NGA.

Bibliography
1924
Lieure, J. Jacques Callot. 5 vols. Paris: Editions de la Gazette des Beaux Arts, 1924-1927. Reprint. 8 vols. New York: Collectors' Editions, 1969, nos. 52-69.