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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:Découverte des Malfaiteurs [Discovery of the Criminal Soldiers] Plate 9 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 55.69585 cm; Sheet: 3 7/16 in x 7 3/8 in; 8.73125 cm x 18.7325 cm; Plate: 3 5/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 8.41375 cm x 18.415 cm; Image: 3 1/4 in x 7 3/16 in; 8.255 cm x 18.25625 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: ctr. l. (in black ink): Callot inv. et fec.; lwr. ctr. (black ink): Apès plusieurs excez indignement commis / Par ces gens de néant de la gloire ennemis, / On les cherche par tout, auec beaucoup de peine / Et le Preuost du camp au quartier les rameine, / Affin dy receuoir comme ils l’ont mérité, / Un chastiment conforme à leur témérité.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 9
Accession Number:  MH 1959.34.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Two men on horseback lead a battalion of foot soldiers through a wooded landscape. Figures hide in the bushes and armor lies on the ground.

woods; landscapes; trees; houses; horses; men; soldiers; military; social commentary

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