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Las camas de la muerte. (The beds of death); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 62.

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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 182, I, 1; Delteil 0181

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.7 x 22.1 cm (6 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 31.4 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1683

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin; working proof

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