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Lo merecia. (He deserved it); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 29.

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Inscription

u.l. corner, gray ink, "26"; u.r. in black chalk: "29".

Marks

No watermark

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 (1898 - 1984), Cambridge, MA; Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

Drawn and etched about 1810–14

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 149, I, 1; Delteil 0148

Dimensions

Platemark: 18 x 22 cm (7 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 19.2 x 30.3 cm (7 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1654

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, touched with black chalk, working proof

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