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Saint Amond

Accession Number
2008/2.382

Title
Saint Amond

Artist(s)
Jacques Callot

Artist Nationality
French (culture or style)

Medium & Support
etching on beige laid paper & backed with beige laid paper

Dimensions
15 1/4 in. x 19 3/8 in. ( 38.74 cm x 49.21 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.

Subject matter
Continuous narative scene showing St. Amond. Main scene at the center-right shows St. Amond preaching to people gathered around him--variety of people, both well dressed and less wealthy. In background scene to the left, St. Amond is shown in two othe scenes: (right) baptizing people in front of him; (left) preaching (or blessing) two kneeling people. In both the smaller background scene's he is wearing a cardinal's hat, while in the larger main-scene he is wearing a bishop's hat.

Physical Description
Entire print is backed with a peice of beige laid paper. There is a hole in the print at the left-cetner. A tear has been repared at the lower left corner. Print was trimmed just larger than the frame, leaving more space at the bottom of the image. Paper size: h 20 3/5cm x tw 28 1/5cm & bw 28 2/5cm. Image size: h 19 1/2cm x tw 27 9/10cm & bw 28 1/10cm.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Rights
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Keywords
churches (buildings)
etching (printing process)
groups of people
religious art
saints

1 Related Resource

Lives of Christian Saints
(Part of 6 Learning Collections)

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