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Monument to Jacques Callot

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bosse, Abraham, born 1602 - died 1676 (engraver)
    Fagnani (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print depicting a monument with a portrait of a man, head and shoulders, on a pedestal, within a niche with an oval border, surmounted by a broken pediment on which are three cherubs. On either side of the niche sits a cherub holding respectively a skull and a coat of arms. Beneath is a tablet with an epitaph.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)


mid 17th century (published)


Bosse, Abraham, born 1602 - died 1676 (engraver)
Fagnani (publisher)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 24.8 cm, Width: 14.3 cm

Descriptive line

Print, engraving by Abraham Bosse depicting a monument to Jacques Callot, mid-17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bibliothèque National. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Paris: M. le Garrec, 1930.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris: É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Duplessis, Georges. Catalogue de l’Oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859. 195 p.



Subjects depicted

Coat of arms; Epitaph; Skull; Engraver; Cherubs; Monument


Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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