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Dura es el paso! (It's a hard step!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 14.


Engraved, u.l., 14; u.r. within pm. in graphite: 14; b.c. outside pm. in graphite: Dura es el paso


O [of J.G.O.]


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 Henry Cabot Lodge and Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard, by exchange

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 134, II; Delteil 133

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis, burin, drypoint, and burnishing; posthumous trial proof


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