Espiró sin remedio. (There was nothing to be done and he died); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 53.

He died without help

Drawn and etched about 1812–14; whole series first published posthumously 1863
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 173, I, 2; Delteil 0172

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.6 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 19.3 x 25 cm (7 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.729

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, lavis, drypoint, and burnisher; working prooif

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before title (H. I, 2).

Markings

No watermark

Provenance

Provôt (?), Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; from whom purchased by MFA through Robert M. Light, Boston, June, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Remis