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Se aprovechan. (They take advantage); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 16.

Inscription

Etched l.l. Goya; engraved, u.l., 16(6 in rev. very pale); u.r. within pm in graphite: 16; b.c. outside pm. in graphite: Se aprovechan.

Marks

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 Mr. and Mrs. John S. Reed, and the Arthur M. Knapp Fund

They avail themselves

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 136, II; Delteil 135

Accession Number

1973.732.16

Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis, drypoint, burin, and burnisher; posthumous trial proof

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