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Pillaging and Burning of a Village, from De Droeve Ellendigheden van den Oorloogh (The Miseries and Misfortunes of War), plate 7

Series/Portfolio:
De Droeve Ellendigheden van den Oorloogh (The Miseries and Misfortunes of War)
Artist:
Gerrit van Schagen (Dutch, Amsterdam 1641–1690 Amsterdam)
Artist:
After Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Published by Schenk , Amsterdam
Date:
after 1642
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/16 x 8 9/16 in. (12.8 x 21.8 cm) Plate: 3 3/8 x 7 7/16 in. (8.5 x 18.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel P. Avery, transferred from the Library, 1921
Accession Number:
21.36.19(7)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Calot Isarel. ex Cum Privil Reg.
At lower left: Ceux que Mars entretient de ses actes meschans / Accommodent ainsi les pauvres gens des champs / [continued at bottom center]
At bottom center: Ils les font prisonniers ils bruslent leurs villages, / Et sur le bestail mesme exercent des ravages, /
At lower right: Sans que la paur des Loix non plus que le devoir, / Ny les pleurs et les cris les piußent esmouvoir.
At lower right: 7

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Donor: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York)
Lieure I.71-78.1339-1356 (copy 4); Meaume 570 (copy); Hollstein XXIV.147.8-25
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