An antique, hand coloured lithograph, published in Italy, depicting the Madrid Uprising of 1808.
The Dos de Mayo (2nd of May) Uprising of 1808 was a rebellion by the people of Madrid against the occupying French forces. It provoked harsh repression by the French Army. The date is now commemorated annually in Spain with a public holiday.
Print size: 22cm x 20cm
Mount size: 38cm x 36cm