Two Grotesque Figures, 1675

  • French
  • Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635

Brush and black ink, with border of red chalk, on buff laid paper

  • Sheet: 3 5/16 × 6 7/16 inches (8.4 × 16.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR38

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Grotesques
  • Chalk
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Figures (representations)
  • Drawing
  • France

Inscribed in black ink, upper right of left grotesque: 17 Upper right of right grotesque: 15 Lower left center of right grotesque: 1675

May 1894, J. Peoli Sale, no. 97

James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 316, no. A64.

French; after Jacques Callot, Two Grotesque Figures, 1675, brush and black ink, with border of red chalk, on buff laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR38.