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Populacho. (Rabble); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 28.


u.l. engraved: 28(lightly printed); u.r. within pm. in graphite: 28; b.c. within pm. in graphite: Populacho.


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

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen, by exchange

Drawn and etched about 1820–23; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 148, I, 2; Delteil 0147

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and sulfur tint; posthumous trial proof


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