Caridad de una muger. (A woman's charity); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 49.
Drawn and etched about 1812–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 169, I, 2; Delteil 0168
Platemark: 15.4 x 20.3 cm (6 1/16 x 8 in.) Sheet: 19.4 x 30.5 cm (7 5/8 x 12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, lavis and burnisher; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before numbers, title, before burin and before burnishing of lavis from edges and before burnishing of etching (H. I, 2).
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