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La España triunfara.
London : J. Hadwen, cort de la Corona, Cheapside, [ca. 1814]
Physical Description:
1 print : stipple engraving ; 14 x 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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An allegory on the triump of Spain in the Peninsular War. The stipple engraving depicts a central allegorical figure holding a wreath and a sword, seated on a pedestal on which are the names "Castanos," "Palafox," "Blake," and the inscription "Estos son los conquistadores." On either side, allegorical figures with inscriptions.
Title from lettered scroll at top.
An unmounted fan leaf, printed in a semi-circular form.
Presumably created for the Spanish market, circa 1814.
British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings. Catalogue of the collection of fans and fan-leaves (1893), 51
BAC: British Art Center copy is the fifth of five engraved fan leaves depicting the Peninsular War and the restoration of Ferdinand VII, housed together.
Subject Terms:
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Pictorial works.
Stipple engravings -- 1814.
Fans (Accessories)

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