Carretadas al cementerio. (Cartloads to the cemetery); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 64.
Drawn and etched about 1812–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 184, I, 2; Delteil 0183
Platemark: 15.6 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 22.3 x 31.5 cm (8 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before final number, title, before additional drypoint, before burin and burnishing, before aquatint removed from edges (H. 1, 3).
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