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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:L’Hopital [The Hospital] Plate 15 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: 15 15/16 in x 22 in; 40.48125 cm x 55.88 cm; Sheet: 3 5/16 in x 7 3/8 in; 8.41375 cm x 18.7325 cm; Plate: 3 3/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 8.09625 cm x 18.415 cm; Image: 3 1/8 in x 7 3/16 in; 7.9375 cm x 18.25625 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: upp. ctr. (in black ink): Sa MARIA MATER GRATIAE – MATER MISERICORDIAE – TV NOS AB MO...; ctr. l. (in black ink): Callot inv. et fec.; lwr. ctr (in black ink): Voyez que c’est du monde et combien de hazars / Persécutent sans fin les enfans du Dieu Mars / Les uns estropiez, se treinent sur la terre / Les autres plus heureux s’esleuent a la guerre / Les uns sur un gibet meurent d’un coup fatal, / Et les autres s’en vont du Camp a L’Hospital.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 15
Accession Number:  MH 1959.40.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A walled courtyard of stone buildings. Men with wooden legs and canes gather in a line. Others have no legs at all and use their hands to move along the ground.

courtyards; villages; towns; buildings; churches; domes; men; people with disabilities; social commentary

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