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Destruction of a convent
(La Dévastation d’un monastère)
1633
plate 6 from Les Misères et les malheurs de la guerre (The miseries and misfortunes of war) series 1633

Medium
etching
Measurements
8.2 × 18.6 cm (plate) 10.0 × 20.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Lieure 1344 ii/iii
Edition
2nd of 3 states
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Israel ex. Cum Privil. Reg.
printed in ink below image l.l.: Icy par un effort ſacrilege et barbare / Ces Demons enragez, et d'une humeur auare
printed in ink below image l.c.: Pillent, et bruſlent tout, abattent les Autels ; / Se mocquent du reſpect qu'on doit aux Immortels,
printed in ink below image l.r.: Et tirent des ſaincts lieux les Vierges deſolees / Quils oſent enleuer pour eftre violées.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 6
Accession Number
2222.6-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1950
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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