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The Siege of Douai of 1667

A work made of engraving and etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving and etching on paper.




Sébastien Le Clerc, the Elder (French, 1637-1714)
after Charles Le Brun (French, 1619-1690)

About this artwork

Created after another of Charles Le Brun’s historical tapestries representing the conquests of Louis XIV, this print depicts a horse that has been killed by a cannon only a few steps from the king.


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Sébastien Le Clerc, the elder


The Siege of Douai of 1667


France (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1682


Engraving and etching on paper


Plate: 40.1 × 56 cm (15 13/16 × 22 1/16 in.); Sheet: 40.3 × 56.1 cm (15 7/8 × 22 1/8 in.)

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The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

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