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Plundering and Burning a Village, plate seven from The Miseries of War

A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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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: Those whom Mars supports with his evil deeds, serve in this manner the poor country people. They take them prisoner, burn their villages and even wreak havoc on their livestock. Neither fear of the Commandments, nor sense of duty, nor tears and cries can move them.

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Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

Plundering and Burning a Village, plate seven from The Miseries of War

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Published 1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

Plate: 8.2 × 18.7 cm (3 1/4 × 7 3/8 in.); Sheet: 12 × 22.3 cm (4 3/4 × 8 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.343

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