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Plate 55 from 'The Disasters of War' (Los Desastres de la Guerra): 'The worst is to beg' (Lo peor es pedir)

Series/Portfolio:
The Disasters of War
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1811–12 (published 1863)
Medium:
Etching, lavis and burnisher
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 1/8 × 13/16 in. (15.6 × 2 cm) Sheet: 9 15/16 × 13 9/16 in. (25.3 × 34.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Jacob H. Schiff Bequest, 1922
Accession Number:
22.60.25(55)
Not on view
Plate 55 from 'The Disasters of War' (Los Desastres de la Guerra): 'The worst is to beg' (Lo peor es pedir)

Inscription: Lettered on plate with number '55' and title 'Lo peor es pedir'
Jacob H. Schiff; Donor: Jacob H. Schiff
Harris 175.III.1 (first edition); Blas & Matilla 2000, cat. no. 55
Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe siècles). vol. 15, Paris, 1922.

Tomás Harris Goya: Engravings and Lithographs Vol. I: Text and Illustrations; Vol.II: Catalogue Raisonné. Oxford, 1964.

José Manuel Matilla, Javier Blas El libro de los Desastres de la Guerra Vol. 1: Coincidencias y discrepancias en torno a los Desastres. El proceso de creación gráfica: dibujos, pruebas de estado y Album de Ceán. Volume II: Elenco de referencias críticas. La difusión de la imágenes: láminas de cobre ... Madrid, 2000.



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