Escapan entre las llamas. (They escape through the flames); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 41.
Drawn and etched about 1810
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 161, I, 1; Delteil 0160
Platemark: 16.2 x 23.6 cm (6 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 32.5 cm (8 7/8 x 12 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and burin, working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before signature, numbers, title, and additional etching (H. I, 1).
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