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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:La Maraude [Scene of Pillage] Plate 4 from the series Les Misère et les Malheurs de la Guerre [The Miseries and Misfortunes of War]
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; Sheet/Plate/Image: 3 1/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 18.7325 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: ctr. l. (in black ink): Callot inv. et fec.; lwr. ctr. (in black ink): Ces courages brutaux dans les hostelleries, / Du beau nom de butin couvrent leur voleries, / Ils querelent expres ennemis du repos, / Pour ne payer leur hoste, et prennent iusqu’aux pots, / Ainsi du bien d’autruy leur humeur s’accommode / Quand on les a soulez, et seruis à leur mode.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 4
Accession Number:  MH 1959.29.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Soldiers attack a civilian home and steal housewares. Men and women run after them in close pursuit.

houses; villages; roads; trees; horses; military; attacks; soldiers; men; women; social commentary

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