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Que se rompe la cuerda. (The rope is fraying); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 77 (one of the "caprichos enfáticos")

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J fragment of O and half-palmette

Provenance

Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection, by exchange

Drawn and etched about 1814–15; published 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 197, III, 1; Delteil 0196

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 22 cm (6 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M21914.77

Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis or burnished aquatint (sulfur tint?), burin and burnisher; posthumous first edition

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