This is Worse, plate 37 from The Disasters of War

A work made of etching, lavis and drypoint on ivory wove paper with gilt edges.
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  • A work made of etching, lavis and drypoint on ivory wove paper with gilt edges.

Date:

1812/15, published 1863

Artist:

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

About this artwork

Ever-increasing violence is on display in this horrific scene. A trial proof of this print bears the inscription, “The one at Chinchón,” suggesting that the artist witnessed this scene of human barbarity.

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Artist

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Title

This is Worse, plate 37 from The Disasters of War

Origin

Spain

Date

1812–1815

Medium

Etching, lavis and drypoint on ivory wove paper with gilt edges

Dimensions

139 x 185 mm (image); 153 x 208 mm (plate); 240 x 340 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of J. C. Cebrian

Reference Number

1920.1342

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