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Devastation d'un Monastere (Burning of a Monastery)
  • Jacques Callot
    1592–1635
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • Devastation d'un Monastere (Burning of a Monastery), 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
  • 1968.0019.06
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A scene depicting the Burning of St. Maria. The church burns in the background while reliquaries and other stolen church possesions are layed out in the foreground. There is general chaos in the scene with soldiers and distressed women and men milling about.