Esto es la verdadero (This is the Truth) ("Disasters of War", no. 82)

Disasters of War, Plate 82 (caprichos enfáticos)

1814–15
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 202; Delteil D. 201

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 21.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 22.0 x 21.5 cm (8 11/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1696

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, touched with black crayon, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before no. and additional work in burin and burnished aquatint, before salt aquatint removed from plate edges
Not published in the posthumous first edition

Inscription

u.r. within pm. in graphite: 82

Markings

No watermark

Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund