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L'Arquebusade (The Firing Squad)
  • Jacques Callot
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • L'Arquebusade (The Firing Squad), 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 matted with 1968.0019.10
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.12
Catalogue raisonné

A scene depicting the shooting of a victim at the stake by soldiers with arquebus firearms. The lone figure is tied to a stake in the center of the piece and soldiers aim from him from the left hand side while soldiers and others watch.