Escapan entre las llamas. (They escape through the flames); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 41.

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 161, I, 1; Delteil 0160


Platemark: 16.2 x 23.6 cm (6 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 32.5 cm (8 7/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and burin, working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Working proof, before signature, numbers, title, and additional etching (H. I, 1).




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