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Madre infeliz! (Unhappy mother!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 50.


O of ( J. G. O.)


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 170, II; Delteil 169

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint; posthumous trial proof


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