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Attack on a coach
(L’Attaque de la diligence)
(1633)
plate 8 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 × 18.5 cm (image) 8.2 × 18.7 cm (plate) 8.7 × 19.3 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Lieure 1346 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.: A l'eſcart des foreſts, et des lieux ſolitaires / Bien loing de l'exercice et des ſoings militaires,
printed in ink (below image) l.c.: Ces infames Voleurs viuent en Aßaßins / Et leur bras tout ſanglant ne ſe plaiſt quaux larcins
printed in ink (below image) l.r.: Tant ils ſont poßedez d'vne cruelle enuie / D'oſter aux Voyageurs et les biens et la vie.
printed in ink (below image) l.r.: 8
Accession Number
1529-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display