The Death of Pedro Velarde y Santillán during the Dos de Mayo Uprising, 1808

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Harrison W. Mark
by Joaquín Sorolla
published on 07 August 2023
The Death of Pedro Velarde y Santillán during the Dos de Mayo Uprising, 1808 Download Full Size Image

The last stand of Pedro Velarde y Santillán, a Spanish artillery captain famous for his death during the Dos de Mayo uprisings against French occupation at the onset of the Peninsular War. Painting by Joaquín Sorolla, 1884.

Museo del Prado.

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