No hay quien los socorra. (There is no one to help them); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 60.
Drawn and etched about 1812–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 180, I, 2; Delteil 0179
Platemark: 15.4 x 20.7 cm (6 1/16 x 8 1/8 in.) Sheet: 21.5 x 32 cm (8 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, burnished aquatint, and burnisher; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before final number, title, before burin, before additional burnishing of etching, before aquatint removed from edges (H. I, 2).
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