Resueltos los siete Infantes, caminan a la placa de armas [...] [parallel text in latin]
Etching, sheet 185 x 205mm (7¼ x 8"). Creased; plate number scratched out (in circle lower centre); later impression. Two stains in title.
Nuño Salido (on the right) warns the Seven Infantes against going to war. Athena, Greek goddess of warfare on the right. Plate twenty from a set of forty depicting the legend of the Infantes of Lara, who lived in the tenth century, and which relates how these seven brothers were betrayed by their uncle and slain by the Moors but were afterwards avenged by their half-brother, the Bastard Mudarra, son of the Lord of Lara and a Moorish lady.
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