Art/ Collection/ Art Object

L'Attaque de la Diligence (The Attack of the Stagecoach), from Les Misères et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre (The Miseries and Misfortunes of War), plate 8

Series/Portfolio:
Les Misères et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Printer:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
1633
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 7 5/16 in. (8.3 x 18.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.417(8)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Israel ex. Cum Privil. reg.
At lower left: A l'escart des forests, et des lieux solitaires / Bien loing de l'exercice et des soings militaires, / [continued at bottom center]
At bottom center: Ces infames Voleurs vivent en Aßaßins / Et leur bras tout sanglant ne se plaist quaux larcins / [continued at lower right]
At lower right: Tant ils sont poßedez, d'une cruelle envie / D'oster aux Voyageurs et les biens et la vie.
At lower right: 8

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II. 237.1339-1356; Lieure III.75.1346 ii/iii; Meaume 571
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