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The Strappado, plate ten 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: It is not without cause that great captains have well-advisedly invented these punishments for idlers, blasphemers, traitors to duty, quarrelers and liars, whose actions, blinded by vice, make those of others lax and lawless.

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Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

The Strappado, plate ten from The Miseries of War

Origin

France

Date

Published 1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

82 × 191 mm (plate); 119 × 230 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.346

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