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Bàrbaros ! (Barbarians!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 38.


Engraved, u.l., 38; u.r. outside pm. in graphite: 38; l.l., engraved, 57(barely inked); b.c. inside pm. in graphite: Bárbaros!


J and half-palmette


Charles Blanc; bought for 20 pounds from Colnaghi, April 1863 by William Stirling, Keir (later Stirling-Maxwell); Archibald Stirling; Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; purchased from R. M. Light, Boston, June 12, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973).

Credit Line

Gift of G. O. Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc., and Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

Drawn and etched about 1810–14; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 158, II, 1; Delteil 0157

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, burin, and burnishing; posthumous trial proof


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