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Homage to Jacques Callot

March 29 – September 7, 1992
East Building, Ground Floor, Northeast

Jacques Callot, The Cavalry Combat with Pistols, c. 1632/1634, etching, R.L. Baumfeld Collection, 1969.15.113

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: An exhibition of 82 etchings and engravings from the Gallery's collections honored the 400th anniversary of Callot's birth. Depictions of theatrical performances, court festivals, and warfare conveyed the social and political climate of the early baroque period.

Organization: H. Diane Russell, curator of old master prints at the National Gallery of Art, selected the works.

Attendance: 148,542

Callot, Jacques
French, 1592 - 1635