Bien te se está. (It serves you right); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 6.
Drawn and etched about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 126, I, 2; Delteil 125
Platemark: 14.4 x 21 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 18.8 x 30.1 cm (7 3/8 x 11 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, sulfur tint and/or lavis (open bite), aquatint (?) and burin; working proof
Not On View
Black ink. No bevel.
Working proof, before numbers and letters, and before burin and burnishing of the borders (H. I, 2).
L.l., etched l.l., Goya; u.1. in black ink: 22, u.r. in black chalk: 6.
1863, sold by Valentín Carderera y Solano (b. 1796–d. 1880), Madrid, to Sir William Stirling Maxwell (b. 1818–d. 1878), Keir House, Scotland; 1878, by inheritance to his son, Brigadier General Archibald Stirling (b. 1867–d. 1931), Keir House; 1931, by inheritance to his son, Lieutenant Colonel William Joseph Stirling (b. 1911–d. 1983), Keir House; September 13, 1951, sold by William Joseph Stirling, through Colnaghi & Co. and Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951)
1951 Purchase Fund