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Le Bucher
  • Jacques Callot
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • Le Bucher, 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 1968.0019.13–15 matted together
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.13
Catalogue raisonné

A scene depicting an execution of a man by burning him at the stake. Many soldiers and others look on from either side of the piece. A church stands in the distance and the piece is framed by the soldiers pikes that are held aloft.