Caridad. (Charity); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 27.

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 147, I, 2; Delteil 0146


Platemark: 16.3 x 23.6 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 32.1 cm (8 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Working proof, before signature and date, before burin and lavis and before additional etching and drypoint (H. I, 2).


Lower half of shield with FR(of Romani)


Prouté, Paris; by 1973, Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984) and Frances Hofer, Cambridge, MA [see note]; 1974, sold by the Hofers, through R. M. Light (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1974)

NOTE: The Hofers’ collection of Goya prints was first offered to the MFA on June 13, 1973.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Cunningham, Jr., and by exchange from the 1894 Purchase Fund