Livre D'Esquisses De Jacques Callot Dans La Collection Albertine À Vienne Avec Cinquante Heliogravures En Fac-Simile Et Huit Vignettes Publié Par Moriz Thausing.

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Wien: H.O. Miethke Éditeur., Paris: Firmin Didot & Cie., London: Dulau & Co., 1880.

Physical Description

20, [2] p., [25] leaves carrying 50 pl.: illus.; 400 mm.


[Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - [Text] - Catalogue Des Planches; [colophon] - [Divisional t.p., 'Planches'] - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

No plate is signed.

The printer is named in the colophon: 'K. k. Hofbuchdruckerei Carl Fromme in Wien.'

The rear pastedown carries the binder's ticket, reading 'Buchbinderei M. Schlops & Co. Wien.'

The work is dedicated to Archduke Albrecht 'Possesseur De La Collection Albertine'.


P. Choné, Jacques Callot [exhibition catalogue] (1992); H.D. Russell et al., Jacques Callot prints and related drawings [exhibition catalogue] (1975); D. Ternois, Jacques Callot: catalogue complet de son œuvre dessiné (1962).


The verso of the front free-endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A.H.', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81. Purchased for RA Library in 1881 (see RA Annual Report for 1881, p. 47).

Binding Note

19th-century grey cloth-covered boards, upper cover decorated with representation of soldiers after Callot within border, lettered 'Livre d'Esquisses de Jac. Callot'; spine lettered 'Thausing, Callot' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Drawings - Draughtsmen - Italy - France - History - 17th century
Collections - Museums - Austria - Vienna - 19th century
Art history - Catalogues - Austria - 19th century
Pictorial works - Facsimiles - Photogravures - Heliogravures - Photomechanical prints - Austria - 19th century