Le Pillage et l'incendie d'un village (Plundering and Burning of a Village)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635



Etching on paper

Plate: 3 1/4 × 7 5/16 in. (8.2 × 18.5 cm)

Sheet: 3 5/16 × 7 3/8 in. (8.4 × 18.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 7 from Les Grandes Misères et malheurs de la guerre (The Great Miseries and Misfortunes of War)


Israël Henriet, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed,in plate, within image, lower left: Israel ex. Cum Priuil. Reg.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Ceux que Mars entretient de ses actes meschans / Accommodent ainsi les pauures gens des champs; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Ils les font prisonniers ils bruslent leurs villages, / Et sur le bestail mesmme exercent des rauages,; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Sans que la peur des Loix non plus que les deuoir, / Ny les pleurs et les cris les puissent esmouuoir. 7; inscribed, in graphite, on support, lower right margin: Z16Z1; inscribed, in graphite, on support, lower center: Lieure 1345; II/III

Exhibition History

Recent Acquisitions: Carracci to Warhol, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-December, 1983.


R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1983.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 1345; Meaume 570

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