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Deadly sins / Invidia

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1861,0713.302

  • Title (object)

    • Invidia

    Title (series)

    • Deadly sins
  • Description

    Envy: female figure with hair ending up in snakes, and with snake coiled around right arm, walking to right whilst eating an apple; with demon hovering over, and dog preceding her; on white ground. c.1618/25
    Etching, with some engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1618-1625 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 76 millimetres (slightly trimmed)
    • Width: 56 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title.
  • Curator's comments

    From a series of seven, see 1861,0713.293 for comment.

    This print was issued as a black and white facsimile by the British Museum in 'Reproductions of Prints in the British Museum', Third Series Part III (Specimens of Etching by French Masters 1620-1670), Published by the Trustees, in 1909 where it was number III(A) and described there as 'Jacques Callot. Envy (from a set of the Seven Deadly Sins).'; see 1909,0512.7.4 (Shelfmark 245*.b.32).

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  • Bibliography

    • Meaume 1860 161.I bibliographic details
    • Lieure 1927 358.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French Post-binder Small)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1861

  • Acquisition notes

    From the Scarisbrick collection of Callot's work: see comment on 1861,0713.1.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1861,0713.302

Envy: female figure with hair ending up in snakes, and with snake coiled around r arm, walking to r whilst eating an apple; with demon hovering over, and dog preceeding her; on white ground.  c.1618/25  Etching, with some engraving

Envy: female figure with hair ending up in snakes, and with snake coiled around r arm, walking to r whilst eating an apple; with demon hovering over, and dog preceeding her; on white ground. c.1618/25 Etching, with some engraving

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