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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:Frontispiece, from the series Les Misère et les Malheurs de la Guerre [The Miseries and Misfortunes of War], Plate 1
Date Made:1633
Materials:Etching; black ink on ivory paper mounted on paper
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 21 15/16 in; 40.64 cm x 55.72125 cm; Mount: 3 15/16 in x 7 3/4 in; 10.00125 cm x 19.685 cm; Sheet/Plate/Image: 3 5/8 in x 7 9/16 in; 9.2075 cm x 19.20875 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: ctr. (in black ink) Les / MISERES ET LES / MAL-HEURS / DE LA GUERRE / Représentez Par JACQUES CALLOT / Noble Lorrain. / ET mis en lumiere Par ISRAEL / Son amy. A PARIS / 1633 / Avec Privelege du Roy; lwr. r. (in black ink): 1
Accession Number:  MH 1959.26.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Eight figures flank a plaque displaying the title of the series of etchings. Objects of war, such as drums, shields and armor lay beneath the plaque in the foreground.

drums; military; wars; plaques; illustrations; social commentary; children; men; soldiers

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