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The Buffoon Cristobal de Castañeda y Pernia, called Barbarroja (Red Beard)

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Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

Barbarroxa

1778–79

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 012, III, 1; Delteil 013

Dimensions

Platemark: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.) Sheet: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1712

Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, roulette, and burin; completed plate

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