Charity (Caridad) Disasters of War 27

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


Catalogue Raisonné

GW 1038; H 147, I, 4; D 0146

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.1 x 23.1 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/8 in.) Sheet (irregular): 22.2 x 31.8 cm (8 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1653

Medium or Technique

Etching, direct etching with burnishing, drypoint, and engraving (working proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Black ink, clean-wiped. No bevel
GW 1038. Working proof, after additional etching and drypoint, with lavis and burnishing, before title and numbers (H. I, 4).

Inscription

Upper right twice in graphite: 27a; lower left, etched in plate: Goya 1810

Signed

signed

Markings

No watermark

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund