Ni por esas. (Neither do these); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 11

Drawn and etched about 1810–14; published 1863
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Workshop of Laurenciano (Laureano) Potenciano

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 131, III, 1; Delteil 0130


Platemark: 16.2 x 21.3 cm (6 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.) Sheet: 24.3 x 33.3 cm (9 9/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint and lavis (or sulfur tint), burin, and drypoint; posthumous first edition

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Brown ink, plate tone. Plate not bevelled. No watermark.
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.


Etched l.l.: Goya; engraved, u.l., 11, l.l., 18, b.c., Ni por esas.


Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

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