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Distribution des Recompenses (Distribution of Rewards), from Les Misères et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre (The Miseries and Misfortunes of War), plate 18

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; third state of four (Lieure)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 11 7/16 in. (19 × 29 cm) Plate: 3 1/4 × 7 5/16 in. (8.2 × 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.418(18)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: Callot fecit Israel excudit.
At lower left: Cet exemple d'un Chef plein de reconnoißance / Qui punit les méchans et les bons recompance. / [continued at bottom center]
At bottom center: Doit picquer les soldats d'un aiguillon d'honneur, / Puisque de la ertu, depend tout leur bon-heur, / [continued at lower right]
At lower right: Et qu'ordinairement de reçoivent du Vice, / La honte, le mespris, et le dernier supplice.
At lower right: 18

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Bibliothèque Nationale II. 237.1339-1356; Lieure III.78.1356 ii/iii; Meaume 581
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