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The custody of a criminal does not call for torture, Preparatory drawing for the etching "La seguridad de un reo no exige tormento"

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Provenance

W.G.Russell Allen (Boston, 1882-1955); acquired by bequest April 1974

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Prisoner in chains leaning against a wall to the right

Prisoner in leg irons, facing

1810–14

Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier II, 164

Dimensions

Sheet :10.48 x 7.15 cm (4 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.223

Medium or Technique

Pen, brush and brown ink over slight graphite sketch; sanguine border; the outlines of the image incised for transfer and the verso rubbed with red chalk

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