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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 1633

Medium
etching
Measurements
8.2 × 18.6 cm (plate) 10.4 × 20.7 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 Privil. Reg.
printed in ink below image l.l.: Que du pauvre ſoldat déplorable eſt la chance! / Quant la guerre finit, ſon mal-heur recomence ;
printed in ink below image l.c.: Alors il eſt contraient d ſ'en aller gueuſant, / Et ſa mendicité faict rire le paiſant,
printed in ink below image l.r.: Qui moudit ſon abord, et tient pour une inure / De voir l'obiet preſant des peines quil endure.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 16
Accession Number
2222.16-4
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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