No se convienen from "Desastres de la Guerra"
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
Ten examples are shown here from The Disasters of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra), a series of 82 etchings made by Goya between 1810 and 1820 that highlight the violence and suffering that Spain experienced during the Peninsular War (1808–14) against Napoleon. The first edition was published in 1863, after Goya’s death.
The set is divided into three parts: the first half focuses on the brutality of the war itself; prints 48 to 64 depict the famine caused by the war; and the rest are allegories of societal ills that befell Spain during and after the war, such as corruption and existential angst.
Etching, before aquatint on laid paper
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (13.7 x 20.2 cm)
Image: 5 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (13 x 19.5 cm) (show scale)
Unidentified collector's mark on back in violet colored ink.
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Edition: undescribed first state
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Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828). No se convienen from "Desastres de la Guerra," 1811-1813. Etching, before aquatint on laid paper, Sheet: 5 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (13.7 x 20.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 38.155 (Photo: , 38.155_PS9.jpg)
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