Caridad. (Charity); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 27.

Drawn and etched 1810
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 147, I, 1; Delteil 0146

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.3 x 23.6 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 32.1 cm (8 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.724

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before signature and date, before burin and lavis and before additional etching and drypoint (H. I, 1).

Markings

Lower half of shield with FR(of Romani)

Provenance

Infante Don Sebastian. Provôt, Paris. Prouté, Paris. By 1973, Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984) and Frances Hofer, Cambridge, MA [see note]; 1974, sold by the Hofers, through R. M. Light (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1974)

NOTE: The Hofers’ collection of Goya prints was first offered to the MFA on June 13, 1973.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Cunningham, Jr., and by exchange from the 1894 Purchase Fund