Tan poco.[Tampoco.] (So little / Nor this); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 36

Nor this time

Drawn and etched about 1810–14; published 1863
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Workshop of Laurenciano (Laureano) Potenciano


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 156, III, 1, a; Delteil 0155: Gassier and Wilson 1051

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.7 x 20.8 cm (6 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 33.5 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M21914.36

Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, drypoint, burin and burnishing; posthumous first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Brown ink, heavy plate-tone. Bevel
Impression with title “Tampoco” where the “n” is written over with penand ink to make an “m” (originally engraved as “Tan poco”). Later corrected and re-engraved as “Tam”.

From posthumous first edition (1863), with letters and number, before correction in title (Tan poco to tampoco) (Harris III, 1, a). Made in the workshop of Laurenciano Potenciano for the Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, completed March, 1863.

Volume bound in brown morocco, with gold letters on spine: “GOYA/ LOS DESASTRES/ DE LA/ GUERRA” and below, “MADRID/ 1863”. Volume: 25.5 x 36.5 x 3 cm. (10 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.). The sheets are gold tipped. Title page reproduced, P. Hofer, The Disasters of War, N.Y.: Dover, 1967, p. 4. There is a two page introduction.

Inscription

Engraved, u.l. 36, l.l., 39; b.c., partially in pen and ink, Tampoco.

Markings

No watermark

Provenance

Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange