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Fuerte cosa es ! (This is too much!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 31.

Inscription

Engraved, u.l., 32; u.r. within pm. in graphite: 31; l.l., engraved, but uninked, 32; b.c. outside pm in graphite: Fuerte cosa es!

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No watermark

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

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen, by exchange

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 151, II; Delteil 150

Accession Number

1973.732.31

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, burin (?), and burnishing scratches; posthumous trial proof

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