Para eso habeis nacido. (This is what you were born for); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 12.
Drawn and etched about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 132, I, 1; Delteil 0131
Platemark: 16.3 x 23.7 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 22.3 x 32 cm (8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, drypoint, and burin; working proof
Not On View
Black ink, clean-wiped. No bevel
Working proof, before numbers and letters, and before lavis, additional etching and additional burin (H. I, 1).
No inscriptions in plate; u.r. in graphite: 12.
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