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La Maraude (The Pilfers)
  • Jacques Callot
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • La Maraude (The Pilfers), 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 1968.0019.04–6 matted together
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.04
Catalogue raisonné

A scene depicting the pilfering of a hostelery. Soldiers are surrounding a small house and running off with goods. Some soldiers are holding women who are trying to flee.