Las camas de la muerte. (The beds of death); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 62.
Drawn and etched about 1812–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 182, I, 1; Delteil 0181
Platemark: 17.7 x 22.1 cm (6 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 31.4 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before number, title, before drypoint, burin, additional aquatint, and burnishing, touched with crayon (H. I, 1).
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