This Is How It Happened (Así sucedió.) Disasters of War 47

1811–1812
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

GW 1069; H 167, I, 3; D 0166

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

51.1671

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with burnishing (working proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before final number, title, before additional drypoint and burin, and burnishing of edges and burnishing of etching (H. I, 3).

Inscription

Upper right in graphite pencil: 47; lower left in etching: 33.

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