Por una navaja. (For [carrying] a knife); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 34.

On account of a knife

Drawn and etched about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 154, I, 1; Delteil 0153

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.7 x 20.8 cm (6 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 21.4 x 32.2 cm (8 7/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1657

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and lavis; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before engraved letters and numbers, before additional drypoint, burin and burnishing (H. I, 1[a]).

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