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Attack on the Coach, plate eight 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: In the seclusion of forests and deserted places, quite far from military drill and duties, these infamous thieves lead the life of assassins, and their bloody arm deals only in robbery, so possessed are they with the cruel desire to take travelers’ property and life.

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Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

Attack on the Coach, plate eight from The Miseries of War

Origin

France

Date

Published 1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

82 × 185.5 mm (plate); 119 × 223 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.344

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