No se convienen. (They do not agree); Fatales consequencias de la sangrienta guerra en España con Buonaparte. Y otros caprichos enfaticos [Disasters of War], plate 17.

They Do Not Agree (No se convienen.) Disasters of War 17

Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 137, I, 3, Delteil 0136; Gassier & Wilson 1019.


Platemark: 14.8 x 21.8 cm (5 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 32.3 cm (8 9/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, direct etching, drypoint, and textural etching (working proof)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Warm black ink, no bevel.
Working proof, before final number and letters, with lavis and additional etching and burin (H. I, 3).


Upper right in graphite pencil: 17


Verso: MFA stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282)


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