Artist French
Artist after Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635
  • Les miseres et les malheurs de la guerre
  • The Miseries of War (series title)
Date between late 18th and 19th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 3 3/8 × 7 1/2 inches (8.6 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S216.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, center of image: Les MISERES ET LES | MAL-HEVRS | DE LA GVERRE | Representez Par JACQVES CALLOT | Noble Lorrain | ET mis en lumiere Par ISRAEL | Son amy. | A PARIS | 1633 | Avec Privelege du Roy
October 1887, purchased by James E. Scripps from street vendor (Paris, France);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)