Truth Has Died (Murió la Verdad.) Disasters of War 79

1813–1814
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 199, I, 1; Delteil 0198; G & W W 1132

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.6 x 22.1 cm (6 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 21.9 x 31.5 cm (8 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1694

Medium or Technique

Etching (working proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before title (H. I, 1).

Inscription

Upper right in black dry medium: 79

Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (b. 1796–d. 1880), Madrid; 1863, sold by Carderera 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., London, and Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. September 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund