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  • Jacques Callot
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • Frontispiece, 1633
  • Les Miseres et Les Mal-Heures de la Guerre (The Misery and Sadness of War)
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 82 x 185 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in 1968.0019.01–3 matted together
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.01
Catalogue raisonné

Introductory plate to "Les Miseres et les Mal-Heures de la Guerre". The introduction is framed on the top with elaborated drapery and on the bottom with various weapons and drums. On either side are finely dressed men standing with weapons.