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Jacques Callot
French (1592 - 1635) Primary

Blind man and his dog (La veugle et son chien)

Etching on wove paper

5 11/16 in. x 3 15/16 in. (14.5 cm x 10 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.886
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: French

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  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • blindness - Partial or complete loss of sight.
  • 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 15/16 in. (14.5 x 10 cm)

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