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Infame provecho (Vile Advantage) (Disasters of War, unpublished print)

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u.r. in graphite: 83 (not by Goya)


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

Infamous Advantage

Infamous gain

Drawn and etched about 1810

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 203; not in Delteil; Gassier and Wilson 1140


Platemark: 16 x 22 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 22 cm (6 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin and burnisher, unique


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