Que locura! (What madness!); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 68.
Drawn and etched about 1814–15
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 188, I, 1; Delteil 0187
Platemark: 16 x 22.2 cm (6 5/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Sheet: 22 x 31.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before number and title, before burin, before printed tone of lavis and sulphur tint, before burnishing scratches removed from plate edges (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