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Extraña devocion! (Strange devotion!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 66 (one of the "caprichos enfáticos").




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 Richard C. Paine and Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen, by exchange

Drawn and etched about 1814–15; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 186, II; Delteil 185

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint and/or lavis, and burnisher; posthumous trial proof


Prints and Drawings