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Lo peor es pedir. (The worst is to beg); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 55.

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O of (JGO)

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 Mrs. William Harrington and Miss Ellen T. Bullard, by exchange

Drawn and etched about 1812–14; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 175, II; Delteil 174

Accession Number

1973.732.55

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished lavis, and burnisher; posthumous trial proof

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