Estragos de la Guerra. (Ravages of War); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 30.
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 150, I, 1; Delteil 0149; Gassier & Wilson 1044
Platemark: 14.1 x 17 cm (5 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Sheet: 19.2 x 25.2 cm (7 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, drypoint, burin, lavis (direct etching), and burnishing, on laid paper; working proof, touched with gray ink.
Not On View
Working proof, before numbers, title, touched with gray ink (H. I, 1).
Before title and numbers in plate as follows: L.l.: Goya (etched), u.l. engraved: 30, l.l. engraved 21; posthumously engraved: Estragos de la guerra
Verso: MFA Stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282) with accession number in graphite.
Don Sebastián Gabriel de Borbón [b. 1811- d. 1875), probably by descent, to his son; Don Alfonso de Borbón (b. 1866 - d. 1934). Georges Provôt sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, April 10, 1935, lot 59; Maurice Gobin (b. 1883), Paris dealer; June 1935 Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984) and his wife, Frances L. Hofer (b. 1908–d. 1978), Cambridge, MA; 1974, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Hofer, through R. M. Light, dealer (b. 1929 - d. 2016), Boston and Santa Barbara, CA, to the MFA. (original vote June 13, 1973)
Note: source: Philip Hofer's annotated copy of the Provôt sale in MFA library.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeptha H. Wade and M. and M. Karolik Fund