Enterrar y callar. (Bury them and keep quiet); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 18.

Bury them and be quiet

Drawn and etched about 1810–11
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 138, I, 3-4; Delteil 0137

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.3 x 23.7 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 32.3 cm (8 9/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1641

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypont, burin, lavis, and burnishing; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Clean wiped. No bevel.
Working proof before final number and letters, with lavis, plate tone removed from margins (H. I, 3-4).

Inscription

Etched l.l.: Goya; u.r. within pm. in graphite: 18; verso, in graphite: 18.

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