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Por una navaja. (For [carrying] a knife); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 34.

Inscription

Engraved, u.l., 34; u.r. within pm. in graphite: 34; l.l., engraved, l; b.c. outside pm. in graphite: por una navaja.

Marks

No watermark

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

On account of a knife

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 154, II, 1; Delteil 0153

Accession Number

1973.732.34

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and burnishing; posthumous trial proof

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