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The Firing Squad, plate twelve 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 who, in obedience to their evil genius, fail in their duty, use tyranny, take pleasure only in evil and violate reason, and whose treason-filled actions produce a thousand bloody uproars in the camp, are thus chastised and shot.

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Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacques Callot

Title

The Firing Squad, plate twelve from The Miseries of War

Origin

France

Date

Published 1633

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

81 × 186.5 mm (plate); 120 × 223 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1936.348

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