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Las mugeres dan valor. (The women give courage); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 4.


Engraved u.l. 4; 1.1:34 or 54(very faint); in graphite, u.r. inside pm, 4 below image, outside pm., Las mugeres dan valor.


No watermark


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 Miss Ingeborg Hollwoeger and the Hezekiah E. Bowles Fund, by exchange

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 124, II; Delteil 123

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, lavis (tonal etching), drypoint, and burnisher; posthumous trial proof


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