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Inscription

in later hand, lower center on mount: Go. Callot.; on verso at upper left: N 27 (?), partially trimmed; in red ink below that, in another hand 0.No 4; in graphite below that, diagonally to the right: 2/3; in graphtie at center: Callot; in graphite below that, very small and in a different hand: 110; in pen and brown ink below that, in another hand; From this drawing Their is a print; in graphite at lower left: 20; in graphite at lower center: 268 / WS 3299 / DBANM

Provenance

Salamon Gautier, (Lugt 2978), Amsterdam and Paris; Sir Bruce Ingram [1877-1962] (Lugt Supp. 1405a), Chesham, England; C. Robert Rudolf, London; (sale, London, Sotheby's, 21 May 1963, lot 47); (William H. Schab, New York); purchased by NGA, 1968.

Exhibition History
1962
Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Mr. C. R. Rudolf. British Arts Council, 1962: no. 169.
1964
A Distinguished Collection of Important Original Etchings, Engravings & Woodcuts...Drawings by Great Old & Modern Masters. William H. Schab Gallery, New York, catalogue 36, probably 1964, no. 99
1968
A Distinguished Collection.... Cat. 42 William Schab Gallery, New York, probably 1968, no. 147.
1970
Jacques Callot 1592-1635. Rhode Island School of Design, 1970: no. 64.
1975
Jacques Callot Prints and Related Drawings. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 163, 189-190 no. 155.
1989
From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1989, no. 12.
1992
Jacques Callot 1591-1635. Musée Historique Lorrain, Nancy, 1992: no. 629.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 48-49, 276, no. 15 (color).
Bibliography
1962
Ternois, Daniel. Jacques Callot, catalogue complet de son oeuvre dessine. Paris, 1962.
1964
Fine Prints and Drawings by Old and Modern Masters, William H. Schab Gallery, New York, n.d. (Catalogue 36, c. 1964): 108, no. 99.
1968
Great Old Master Prints & Drawings 1500-1800 from Distinguished Collections, William H. Schab Gallery, New York, n.d. (Catalogue 42, c. 1968]): 116, no. 147.
1990
McCullagh, Suzanne. "Cleveland, Cambridge, and Ottawa: Seventeenth Century French Drawings." The Burlington Magazine CXXXII (1990): 234-35, no. 85.