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Dia dos de Mayo de 1808, en Madrid : asesinan los franceses a los patriotas en el Prado.
London : Behrmann & Collmann, [1813?]
Physical Description:
1 print : aquatint ; 24 x 49 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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The aquatint engraving depicts a battle scene in the Prado at Madrid, representing the massacre by the French on May 2, 1808.
An unmounted fan leaf, printed in a semi-circular form.
Presumably created for the Spanish market, circa 1813.
British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings. Catalogue of the collection of fans and fan-leaves (1893), 41
BAC: British Art Center copy is the third of five engraved fan leaves depicting the Peninsular War, housed together.
Subject Terms:
Madrid (Spain) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- 1813.
Fans (Accessories)
Behrmann & Collmann, publisher.

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