The Peasant Squatting, from The Caprices

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1622

Artist:

Jacques Callot
French, 1592-1635

About this artwork

Jacques Callot excelled at integrating colorful, often lowbrow details into his elegant etchings. His humorous series The Caprices includes snippets from the daily life of soldiers and peasants alike.

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Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

The Peasant Squatting, from The Caprices

Origin

France

Date

1617–1627

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

58 × 80 mm (image/sheet, cut within plate mark)

Credit Line

Mary S. Adams Fund

Reference Number

1965.242.32

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