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.

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 140, I, 2; Delteil 0139


Platemark: 16.2 x 23.7 cm (6 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 19.6 x 30.6 cm (7 11/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and lavis; working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Brown/black ink, plate tone. No bevel.
Working proof, before letters, with additional etching and lavis (H. I, 2)


etched l.l.: Goya 1810; u.r. within pm., in graphite: 10A


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