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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:Distribution des Recompenses [Distributions of Rewards] Plate 18 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 22 in; 40.64 cm x 55.88 cm; Sheet: 3 5/16 in x 7 7/16 in; 8.41375 cm x 18.89125 cm; Plate/Image: 3 3/16 in x 7 5/16 in; 8.09625 cm x 18.57375 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: lwr. ctr. (in black ink): Cet exemple d’un Chef plein de reconnoissance, / Qui punit les mechans et les bons recompance, / Doit picquer les soldats d’un aiguillon d’honneur / Puisque de la vertus dépend tout leur bon-heur, / Et qu’ordinairement ils reçoivent du Vice, / La honte, le mespris, et le dernier supplice.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 18
Accession Number:  MH 1959.43.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Interior view. The King sits upon his thrown as soldiers stand to his left and right, awaiting their rewards.

interiors; royalty; royalty; architecture; soldiers; weapons; military; spears; flags; social commentary

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