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Cruel lástima.! (Cruel tale of woe.!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 48.

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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

Drawn and etched about 1812–14

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 168, I, 2; Delteil 0167

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.6 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 20 x 30.1 cm (7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1672

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished lavis, and burnisher; working proof

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