Plundering a Large Farmhouse, plate five from The Miseries of War

A work made of etching on paper.
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  • A work made of etching on paper.

Date:

1633

Artist:

Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635)
published by Israël Henriet (French, 1590-1661)

About this artwork

Inscribed: Here are the fine exploits of these inhuman hearts. They ravage everywhere. Nothing escapes their hands. One invents tortures to gain gold, another encourages his accomplices to perform a thousand heinous crimes, and all with one accord viciously commit theft, kidnapping, murder and rape.

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Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

Plundering a Large Farmhouse, plate five from The Miseries of War

Origin

France

Date

1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

82 × 185.5 mm (plate); 120 × 22 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.341

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