I Saw It (Yo lo vi.) Disasters of War 44

1810–1811
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

GW 1064; H 164, I, 1; D 0163

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.1 x 23.9 cm (6 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 31 cm (8 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1668

Medium or Technique

Etching with drypoint and engraving (working proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before numbers and title (H. I, 1).

Inscription

Upper right in graphite pencil: 44; lower left in etching; Goya

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