Tan poco.[Tampoco.] (So little / Nor this); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 36

Nor this time

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 156, III, 1, a; Delteil 0155: Gassier and Wilson 1051


Platemark: 15.7 x 20.8 cm (6 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 33.5 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Brown ink, heavy plate-tone. Bevel
Impression with title “Tampoco” where the “n” is written over with penand ink to make an “m” (originally engraved as “Tan poco”). Later corrected and re-engraved as “Tam”.

From posthumous first edition (1863), with letters and number, before correction in title (Tan poco to tampoco) (Harris III, 1, a). 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.


Engraved, u.l. 36, l.l., 39; b.c., partially in pen and ink, Tampoco.


No watermark


Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

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