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Maker(s):Callot, Jacques
Culture:French (1592-1635)
Title:La Revanche Des Paysana [The Peasants Avenge Themselves] Plate 17 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 21 15/16 in; 40.48125 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): Cum Privil. Reg.; lwr. ctr. (in black ink): Apès plusieurs degast par les soldats commis / A la fin Paisans, qu’ils ont pour ennemis / Les guettent à lescart et par une suprise / Les ayant mis à mort les mettent en chemise, / Et se vengent ainsi contre ces Maulheureux / des pertes de leurs biens qui ne viennent que deux.; lwr. r. (in black ink): 7
Accession Number:  MH 1959.42.M.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Battle scenes between peasants and soldiers in a woodland setting. Naked, dead men are strewn across the ground. One hangs from a tree in the distance.

woods; trees; battles; military; soldiers; peasants; spears; deaths; bodies; social commentary

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