Curarlos, y á otra. (Take care of them and on to the next); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 20.

Etched 1810
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 140, I, 1; Delteil 0139


Platemark: 16.2 x 23.7 cm (6 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 22.3 x 32 cm (8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, and burin; working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Black ink, clean-wiped. No bevel.
Working proof, before numbers and letters, before signature and date, before additional etching, and before lavis (H. I, 1).


u.r. within pm., in graphite 20.


ROMANI (fragment of whole name)


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