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Les Mourants sur le Bord des Routes (The Deaths on the Edge of the Road)
  • Jacques Callot
    1592–1635
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • Les Mourants sur le Bord des Routes (The Deaths on the Edge of the Road), 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
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 x 14 mm 1968.0019.16–18 matted together
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.16
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A scene depicting the caring of the wounded in war and the deaths along the road. A priest stands in the foreground giving a final blessing while men lay sick and dying against a haybale on the right hand side of the piece.