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Callot's etching shows the appearance of the garden at the ducal palace at Nancy in 1625. Female figures carrying baskets on their heads are pictured so that Bellange's etchings of gardeners balancing ornate, fanciful containers must have been based on reality.

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  • Title: The Palace Gardens at Nancy
  • Creator: Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635)
  • Date Created: 1625
  • Provenance: Robert Hartshorne ?, ?Robert Hartshorne
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1965.232
  • Medium: etching
  • State of work: I/II
  • Department: Prints
  • Culture: France, 17th century
  • Credit Line: Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Collection by exchange
  • Collection: PR - Etching
  • Accession Number: 1965.232

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