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L'enrolement des Troupes (The Enrollment of the Troops)
  • Jacques Callot
    1592–1635
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • L'enrolement des Troupes (The Enrollment of the Troops), 1633
  • Les Miseres et Les Mal-Heures de la Guerre
  • 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
  • 1968.0019.02
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A scene depicting the organization of troops. On the right side, in the foreground, are generals surrounding a table with various papers. Towards the back of the composition are platoons with many soldiers marching in front of a castle. Many of the soldiers have large pikes that they hold aloft.