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Por qué? (Why?); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 32.

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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; Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

Drawn and etched about 1810–14

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 152, I, 2; Delteil 0151

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.7 x 20.9 cm (6 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 20.1 x 30.2 cm (7 15/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1656

Medium or Technique

Etching, burin, and lavis; working proof

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