They Do Not Want To (No quieren.) Disasters of War 9

Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 129, I, 3; Delteil 0128; Gassier & Wilson 1005


Platemark: 15.5 x 20.3 cm (6 1/8 x 8 in.) Sheet: 20.8-22.3 x 31.5 cm (8 3/16-8 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with burnishing (working proof)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Black ink. No bevel.
GW: 1005. Working proof, before final number and letters, and before additional work, with number in black chalk (H. I, 3).


Upper right in graphite: 9; lower left in etching: 29


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