L'Attaque sur la route (The Attack on the Highway)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635


about 1632; published 1636

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 2 3/16 × 4 9/16 in. (5.6 × 11.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 2 from Les Petites Misères de la Guerre (The Small Miseries of War)


Israël Henriet, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, within image, lower left: 2. Israel excud. cum priuil. Reg.; inscribed, in plate, within image, lower right: 2.

Exhibition History

Fatal Consequences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 8-December 9, 1990.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.82, no. 30.

Hillard T. Goldfarb and Reva Wolf, Fatal Consquences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1990, p. 82.


Grosjean, Paris, October 27,1930; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, February 15, 1980, lot 846; sold to Adolph Weil Jr. (1915-1995), Montgomery, Alabama, 1980; given to present collection, 1991.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 1334; Meaume 559

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