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The Temptation of Saint Anthony
(La Tentation de Saint Antoine) 
1635

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
31.2 × 45.9 cm (image) 35.8 × 46.3 cm (plate) 36.6 × 47.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Lieure 1416 iii/v
Edition
3rd of 5 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Jac. Callot Inuen. et fe
printed in ink (below image) l.c.: Cum Priuil. Reg. Israel excū. 1635.
printed in ink (below image) l.l.-l.r.: ILLVSTRISSIMO MAXIMOQVE VRIO D. D. LVDOVICO PHELYPEAVX DNO.(~ above N) DE LAVRILIERE COMITI CONSISTORIANO SACRARVM IVSSIONVMIIIIVIRO / IA. CALLOT VOVET DEDICAT CONSECRATQVE.
printed in ink (below image) l.l.: Informes laruæ cæcis ſtabulata latèbris / Monſtra ſuum rupère Chaos, atque agmine facto / Letiferis orbem violant lucemque venenis . / Tot ſcelerum facies Erebo mutauit Erèmum . / Intercà vaſti quid agis ſub fornice ſaxi
printed in ink (below image) l.r.: Sancte ſenex tantos ſentis et deſpicis hoſtes? / I Lil ſpirat mortale tibi: nec Gaudia pectus . / Blanda mouent, nec frangit Amor, nec funera tèrrent. / Mens jnfixa polo reparans=que ab Origine vires / Suſtinet in tèrris quas ridet in æthere pugnas
Accession Number
799-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1939
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Gallery location
Not on display