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La Grand Rocher. 1622 - 1628.

Jacques Callot

* c.1592 in Nancy † 1635 in Nancy

Etching. Size of sheet: 19.8 x 27.7 cm.

Watermark: Double C with cross of Lorrain (L. 29).

Literature:    Meaume 616;  

                    Lieure 512.

Provenance: with Christopher Mendez, London 1992, cat. n. 20.


Under a banner with a latin motto derived from Horace (Odes 4.IV), four eagles take flight from a rocky island. Below, the coat of arms flanked by garlands of flowers belongs to Charles Joseph de Tornielle, Comte de Brionne.

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