Estragos de la Guerra. (Ravages of War); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 30.

Drawn and etched about 1811–12; published 1863
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Workshop of Laurenciano (Laureano) Potenciano

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 150, III, 1; Delteil 0149


Platemark: 14.1 x 17 cm (5 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 33.5 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, lavis, and burnishing; posthumous first edition

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Brown ink, heavy plate-tone. Plate bevel.
From posthumous first edition (1863), with letters and number (Harris III, 1). Made in the workshop of Laurenciano Potenciano for the Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, completed March, 1863.

Volume bound in brown morocco, with gold letters on spine: “GOYA/ LOS DESASTRES/ DE LA/ GUERRA” and below, “MADRID/ 1863”. Volume: 25.5 x 36.5 x 3 cm. (10 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.). The sheets are gold tipped. Title page reproduced, P. Hofer, The Disasters of War, N.Y.: Dover, 1967, p. 4. There is a two page introduction.


Signed, l.l., etched, Goya, u.l., engraved, 30; l.l., engraved, 21; posthumously engraved, b.c.: Estragos de la guerra.


No watermark


Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange