The Hanging, plate eleven 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: Finally these infamous and abandoned thieves, hanging from this tree like wretched fruit, show that crime (horrible and black species) is itself the instrument of shame and vengeance, and that it is the fate of corrupt men to experience the justice of Heaven sooner or later.

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Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

The Hanging, plate eleven from The Miseries of War

Origin

France

Date

1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

82 × 185 mm (plate); 120 × 223 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.347

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