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No se puede saber por que. (There is no way of telling why); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 35

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Engraved, u.l. 35, l.l., 2(barely visible), b.c. No se puede saber por que.

Marks

No watermark

Provenance

Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection, by exchange

Drawn and etched about 1810–14; published 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 155, III, 1,a; Delteil 0154

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.4 x 25.6 cm (6 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 33.5 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M21914.35

Medium or Technique

Etching, sulfur tint (?), burnished lavis, drypoint, and burin; posthumous first edition

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