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Pillage et Incendie d'un Village (Looting and Burning of a Village), fromLes Misères et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre (The Miseries and Misfortunes of War), plate 7

Series/Portfolio:
Les Misères et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre
Artist:
Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)
Publisher:
Israël Henriet (French, Nancy ca. 1590–1661 Paris)
Date:
1633
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 x 8 3/16 in. (10.5 x 20.8 cm) Plate: 3 1/4 x 7 5/16 in. (8.2 x 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.68.10
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Israel ex. Cum Privil. Reg.
At lower left: Ceux que Mars entretient de ses actes meschans / Accommodent ainsi les pauures gens des champs / [continued at bottom center]
At bottom center: Ils les font prisonniers ils bruslent leurs villages, / Et sur le bestail mesme exervent des rauages, / [continued at lower right]
At lower right: Sans que la peur des Loix, non plus que le deuoir, / Ny les pleurs et les cris les puißent esmouuoir.
At lower right: 7

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Georges Rapilly
Bibliothèque Nationale II. 237.1339-1356; Lieure III.74-75.1345 ii/iii; Meaume 570
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