Unhappy Mother!, plate 50 from The Disasters of War

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

Date:

1812/15, published 1863

Artist:

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

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Artist

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Title

Unhappy Mother!, plate 50 from The Disasters of War

Origin

Spain

Date

1812–1815

Medium

Etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on ivory wove paper with gilt edges

Inscriptions

Inscribed "50" in upper left corner of plate above image; inscribed "Madre infeliz!" on bottom of plate under image. Part of old number "55" appears in LL corner of plate under image. Inscribed on sheet under LL corner of plate is "2825".

Dimensions

130 x 176 mm (image); 154 x 206 mm (plate); 240 x 340 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of J. C. Cebrian

Reference Number

1920.1355

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