L'Arquebusade (The Firing Squad), Plate 12 from the series Les Grandes Misères et malheurs de la guerre (The Great Miseries and Misfortunes of War)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635

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1633

Etching on laid paper

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

Sheet: 3 3/4 × 7 7/8 in. (9.5 × 20 cm)

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

PR.991.8.12

Publisher

Israël Henriet, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, within image, lower left: Israel ex. cum. Priuil. Reg.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: 12.; inscribed, in graphite, on support, lower right: 1350 I/II

Exhibition History

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

The Four Faces of War: Callot, Goya, Kollwitz and Bellows, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, October 23-December 22, 2004.

Piranesi-Goya; Roma fantastica and the Sleep of Reason and Francisco Goya and Jake & Dinos Chapman: Disasters of War, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 27, 2001-March 17, 2002.

Fatal Consequences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 9-December 12, 1990.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

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.84, no. 46.

Goldfarb, Hilliard T., Wolf, Reva. "Fatal Consequences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War." Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, page 32 (illustration) and page 84.

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, 1975; Christie's, New York, November 2, 1983, lot 18 (bought in); sold to Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, privately after the sale; given to present collection, 1991.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 1350

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