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The demon tilter (Callot) ; Uneasy riding (Callot).

Image ID: 834524

The demon tilter (Callot) ; Uneasy riding (Callot). (1865)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The demon tilter (Callot) ; Uneasy riding (Callot).

Creator

: Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1865

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 12 cm. (6 x 4 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "One of Callot's demons is represented in our cut no. 160. Many of them are mounted on nondescript animals, of the most extraordinary demoniacal character, and such is the case of the demon in our cut, who is running a tilt at the saint with his tilting spear in his hand, and, to make more sure, his eye well furnished with a pair of spectacles. In our next cut, no. 161, we give a second example of the figures in Callot's p ....
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Original Source

: From A history of caricature & grotesque in literature and art : with illustrations from various sources, drawn and engraved. Virtue Brothers, 1865) Wright, Thomas (1810-1877), Author. Fairholt, F. W. (Frederick William) (1814-1866), Engraver.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Witchcraft

Source Description

: 2 folders (44 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC WITC

Digital ID

: 834524

Record ID

: 708008

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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