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The firing squad
(L’Arquebusade)
1633
plate 12 from Les Misères et les malheurs de la guerre (The miseries and misfortunes of war) series 1633

Medium
etching
Measurements
8.2 × 18.8 cm (plate) 10.1 × 20.5 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Lieure 1350 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.: Ceux qui pour obeir a leur mauuais Genie / Manquent a leur deuoir, vſent de tyrannie,
printed in ink below image l.c.: Ne ſe plaiſent qu'au mat violent la faiſon ; / Et dont les actions pleines de trahiſon
printed in ink below image l.r.: Produiſent dans le Camp mil ſanglans vacarmes / Sont ainſi chaſtiez et paßez par les armes.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 12·
Accession Number
2222.12-4
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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