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Tan barbara le seguridad como el delito. (The custody is as barbarous as the crime)

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Sylvester R. Koehler (1837-1900) Boston, stamp (L. 1580); Acquired by gift, Oct. 20, 1898, MFA, Boston, Sylvester R. Koehler Collection, stamp (L. 1581).

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler

The Little Prisoner (leaning on his chain)

about 1810–14

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 026; Delteil 031


Platemark: 11 x 8.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Sheet: 42.4 x 30.9 cm (16 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching; posthumous impression


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