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)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 188, I, 1; Delteil 0187

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

51.1687

Medium or Technique

Etching, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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).

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