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.

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 150, I, 1; Delteil 0149; Gassier & Wilson 1044

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

1973.727

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, lavis (direct etching), and burnishing, on laid paper; working proof, touched with gray ink.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Markings

Verso: MFA Stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282) with accession number in graphite.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeptha H. Wade and M. and M. Karolik Fund