This Is How It Happened (Así sucedió.) Disasters of War 47
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
GW 1069; H 167, I, 3; D 0166
Platemark: 15.6 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 22.9 x 32 cm (9 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and aquatint with burnishing (working proof)
Not On View
Working proof, before final number, title, before additional drypoint and burin, and burnishing of edges and burnishing of etching (H. I, 3).
Upper right in graphite pencil: 47; lower left in etching: 33.
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