Collection Online

Dying soldiers by the roadside
(Les Mourants sur le bord des routes)
(1633)
plate 16 from Les Misères et les malheurs de la guerre (The miseries and misfortunes of war) series, published by Israël Henriet, Paris, 1633

Medium
etching
Measurements
7.5 × 18.4 cm (image) 8.2 × 18.6 cm (plate) 9.0 × 19.7 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Lieure 1354 ii/iii
Edition
2nd of 3 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Iſrael ex. Cum Priuil. Reg.
printed in ink (below image) l.l.: Que du pauure ſoldat déplorable eſt la chance! / Quant la guerre finit, ſon mal-heur recõmence ;
printed in ink (below image) l.c.: Alors il eſt contraint de ſ'en aller gueuſant, / Et ſa mendicité faict rire le paiſant,
printed in ink (below image) l.r.: Qui maudit ſon abord, et tient pour vne inure / De voir l'obiet preſant des peines quil endure.
printed in ink (below image) l.r.: 16
Accession Number
1528-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
Gallery location
Not on display