Enterrar y callar. (Bury them and keep quiet); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 18.
Bury them and be quiet
Drawn and etched about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 138, I, 3; Delteil 0137: Gassier & Wilson 1020
Sheet: 19.6 x 30.2 cm (7 11/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Platemark: 16.3 x 23.7 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, drypoint, burin, lavis, and burnishing; working proof
Not On View
Black ink. No bevel.
Working proof before numbers and letters, with lavis and plate tone in margins (H. I, 3).
Etched l.l.: Goya; u.l. in brown ink: 20; u.r. in black chalk: 18A.
Verso: MFA stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282)
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