Esto es peor. (This is worse); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 37.

Drawn and etched about 1811-12
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 157, I, 1; Delteil 0156

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.7 x 20.8 cm (6 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 22 x 31.2 cm (8 11/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1660

Medium or Technique

Etching, touched and rubbed with black chalk; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before numbers and title, before lavis and drypoint, touched with black chalk (H. I, 1).

Inscription

Recto: upper right in graphite: 37; Verso, center, in black chalk: el de chinchon (possibly by Goya)

Markings

SERRA watermark

Provenance

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