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'Representation de Feu d'artifice, par J. Callot' (a later title), drawn in the first half of the 17th cent. by J. Callot in France

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MS. Douce d. 8

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22 careful drawings of Fireworks stated to be by Jacques Callot (d. 1635).

Dates

  • drawn in the first half of the 17th cent. by J. Callot in France

Extent

52 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Douce d. 8

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21984

Custodial History

In 1725 the book was in Paris. Owned by Sir Charles Frederick, whose large armorial bookplate by G. Haines, dated 1752, is in the volume.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding: black silk with an embroidered bunch of tulips on each side, 17th cent. French work

Dimensions

8 5/8 × 6 1/4 in., in a cloth case 10 × 7 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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