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Esto es peor. (This is worse); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 37.

Inscription

Engraved, u.l., 37; u.r. within pm. in graphite:27; b.c. outside pm. in graphite: Esto es peor.; (l.l. 32 masked).

Marks

Half-palmette(of Jose Garcia Osenalde)

Provenance

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 T. O. Metcalf Co., and H. E. Bolles Fund by exchange

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 157, II; Delteil 156

Accession Number

1973.732.37

Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis, and drypoint; posthumous trial proof

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