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Las camas de la muerte. (The beds of death); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 62.

Marks

J and half palmette

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 1812–14; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 182, II; Delteil 181

Accession Number

1973.732.62

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, burin, and burnisher; posthumous trial proof

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