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The Palace Gardens at Nancy

A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on paper.




Jacques Callot
French, 1592-1635

About this artwork

Callot drew much of his inspiration directly from nature, but occasionally he altered its form according to artistic principles, personal knowledge of the locale, and his own fancy. This particular print represents Nancy, his native town in Lorraine.


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Prints and Drawings


Jacques Callot


The Palace Gardens at Nancy


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1625


Etching on paper


Plate, sheet trimmed: 25.4 × 38.2 cm (10 × 15 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.

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