Ruinas de Zaragoza...(Ruins of Zaragoza, depicting the events of 1808)

Juan Galvez (Spanish, 1774–1847), Fernando Brambilla (Brambila) (Italian, active in Spain, 1763–1834)


Each sheet: 42.6 x 56.5 cm (16 3/4 x 22 1/4 in.) Album cover: 44 x 57.5 cm (17 5/16 x 22 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Bound set containing 19 of the 36 plates originally part of this series; etching and aquatint; marbled covers

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets


Until 1989, the Edwin Forrest Home for Retired Actors, Philadelphia, PA (sticker inside cover); May 17, 1989, Edwin Forrest Home and others sale, Christie’s, New York, to Nicholas G. Stogdon (dealer), Oxford, England; 1989, sold by Nicholas Stogdon to Eleanor A. Sayre (b. 1916 – d. 2001), Cambridge, MA; 2002, bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 23, 2002)

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Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre