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The Disasters of War

The Disasters of War
(Los Desastres de la Guerra)
(1810-1815); published 1863

bound volume of 80 plates (etching, aquatint, lans, burnisher, drypoint and burin), with lithographic title page, letterpress introduction and yellow paper wrappers in which the plates were issued (8 parts)
24.4 × 33.2 cm (sheet) 25.3 × 34.5 × 3.7 cm (volume)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 121III.1-200.III.1
1st edition
published by Real Academia de Nobles Artes de San Fernando, Madrid
inscribed in red pen: A. PALOMINO
inscribed in red pen on upper fly-leaf u.l.c.: A. PALOMINO
inscribed in pencil on upper fly-leaf u.l.c.: C.33395 (Colngahi's stock number)
printed in ink on title page: LOS DESASTRES DE LA GUERRA: / Coleccion de ochenta láminas, inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte / POR DON FRANCISCO GOYA. / Publícala la Rl. Academia de Nobles Artes de San Fernando. / MADRID. / 1863. / Lit. de J. Aragon (The Disasters of War: Collection of eighty plates, invented and etched by Don Francisco Goya. Published by the Real Academia de Nobles Artes de San Fernando. Madrid. 1863. Lithography (of title page) by J. Aragon)
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1966
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display