What Courage! (Que valor!) Disasters of War 7
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
GW 1000; H 127, I, 2; D 0126
Platemark: 15.8 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 22.2 x 31 cm (8 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, direct etching with burnishing, and drypoint (working proof)
Not On View
Black ink, clean-wiped. No bevel.
Working proof, before final number and letters, and before burin and additional drypoint, and aquatint added posthumously (H. I, 2).
Upper right in graphite pencil: 7; lower left in etching: 41
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