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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:L’Enrolement des Troupes [Recruitment of the Troops] Plate 2 from the series Les Misère et les Malheurs de la Guerre [The Miseries and Misfortunes of War]
Date Made:1633
Type:Print
Materials:etching; black ink on ivory paper
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 21 15/16 in; 40.64 cm x 55.72125 cm; Sheet/Image: 3 3/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 8.09625 cm x 18.415 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: ctr r. (in black ink): Israel ex. Cum Privilegio Regis; lwr. ctr (in black ink): Ce metal que Pluton dans ses veines enserre, Qui faict en mesme temps, et la paix et la guerre, / Attire le soldat, sans creinte des dangers, / Du lieu de sa naissance, aux Pais estrangers / Ou s’estant embarqué pour suivre la Milice / Il faut que sa vertu s’arme contre le Vice.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 2
Accession Number:  MH 1959.27.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
Battalions of troops both on foot and on horseback stand in order before a castle at left and tent at right. In the right foreground, men enlist for service at a table beneath a tree.

Tags:
wars; military; weapons; military; men; soldiers; castles; tents; horses; social commentary; tables

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