Bien te se está. (It serves you right); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 6.

Drawn and etched about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 126, I, 2; Delteil 125


Platemark: 14.4 x 21 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 18.8 x 30.1 cm (7 3/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, sulfur tint and/or lavis (open bite), aquatint (?) and burin; working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Black ink. No bevel.
Working proof, before numbers and letters, and before burin and burnishing of the borders (H. I, 2).


L.l., etched l.l., Goya; u.1. in black ink: 22, u.r. in black chalk: 6.


No watermark


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