One Can't Look (No se puede mirar.) Disasters of War 26

1811–1812
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 146; Delteil 145; G & W 1037

Dimensions

Platemark: 14.5 x 21 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 22.6 x 31.6 cm (8 7/8 x 12 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1651

Medium or Technique

Etching, direct etching or fine grain aquatint with burnishing, textural etching, and drypoint (working proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Black ink. No bevel.
Working proof, before printed title below and and number “26” at u..l. (H. I, 3).

Inscription

Upper right in graphite pencil: 26; lower left in etching: 27

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