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Jacques Callot
French (1592 - 1635) Primary

Beggar with Wooden Leg (Le Mendiant a la jambe de bois)

Etching on wove paper

5 11/16 in. x 3 7/8 in. (14.4 cm x 9.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.878
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: French

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  • beggars - Those who subsist by asking for alms.
  • crutches - Staffs or supports to assist a lame or infirm person in walking, especially those with a cross-piece at one end to fit under the armpit.
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • French - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of France, or in general to cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in western Europe.
  • genre
  • men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 5 11/16 x 3 7/8 in. (14.4 x 9.9 cm)

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