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La Roue (The Wheel)
  • Jacques Callot
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • La Roue (The Wheel), 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
  • 1968.0019.14
Catalogue raisonné

An execution scene with a torture device on a platform. Many people look on while two figures who stand on the platform deal out the torture and death of the prisoner.