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Tristes presentimientos de lo que ha de acontecer. (Sad forebodings of what is to happen); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 1.

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In graphite u.r. corner: 1, * below image, within pm: Tristes presentimientos de lo que ha de acontecer.

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No watermark

Provenance

Charles Blanc; bought for 20 pounds from Colnaghi, April 1863 by William Stirling, Keir (later Stirling-Maxwell); Archibald Stirling; Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; purchased through R. M. Light, Boston, June 12, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Maurice Young and the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Drawn and etched about 1820–23; whole series first published posthumously 1863

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 121, II, 1; Delteil 0120

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.8 x 22 cm (7 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 26.1 x 35.2 cm (10 1/4 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.732.1

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint; posthumous trial proof

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