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El buitre carnívoro. (The carnivorous vulture); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 76.

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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 1814–15

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 196, I, 1; Delteil 0195


Platemark: 17.7 x 22.1 cm (6 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 22 x 31.9 cm (8 11/16 x 12 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, working proof


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