Infame provecho (Vile Advantage) (Disasters of War, unpublished print)

Infamous Advantage
Infamous gain

Drawn and etched about 1811-12
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 203; not in Delteil; Gassier and Wilson 1140

Dimensions

Platemark: 16 x 22 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 22 cm (6 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1697

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin and burnisher, unique

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unpublished print for the Disasters of War

Inscription

u.r. in graphite: 83 (not by Goya)

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