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Pillage et Incendie d'un Village (Pillage and Burning of a Village)
  • Jacques Callot
    1592–1635
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • Pillage et Incendie d'un Village (Pillage and Burning of a Village), 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 1968.0019.07–9 matted together
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.07
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A scene depicting the looting and burning of a village. Two large houses stand in the middle of the piece and a large church is in the background. Smoke rises from the houses and wagon loads of stolen goods are being carted away. The dead litter the ground in front of the houses.