Extraña devocion! (Strange devotion!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 66.
Drawn and etched about 1814–15
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 186, I, 2; Delteil 0185
Platemark: 17.7 x 22.2 cm (6 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Sheet: 22.2 x 31.4 cm (8 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, touched with graphite; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before title, before printed tone of aquatint or lavis and burnishing, touched with graphite (H. I, 2).
On ladi paper with SERRA watermark
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