Lo mismo (The Same), pl. 3 from the series Los desastres de la guerra (The Disasters of War) Artist: Francisco Goya (Spanish, 1746–1828)

1810–1820, published 1863

Prints and Drawings

Goya made no prints for a decade after the publication of the Caprichos, but during the war against the French invaders between 1808 and 1814 (known outside of Spain as the Peninsular Wars), Goya turned again to etching to create pessimistic images castigating human stupidity and the horrors that some men inflicted on others. Only one of the eighty Disasters of War prints—the one depicting a young woman in a white dress firing a cannon—records a heroic action; the rest show atrocities or suffering, such as that incurred by the widespread famine toward the end of the war. These were not published until 1863, thirty-five years after Goya’s death.

Medium

Etching, lavis, drypoint, burin and burnisher

Dimensions

platemark: 6 5/16 × 8 11/16 in. (16 × 22 cm)

Credit Line

The Arthur Ross Collection

Accession Number

2012.159.37.4

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Culture
Period

18th century

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Provenance

Provenance

William H. Schab Gallery, New York; Arthur Ross Foundation, New York, to 2012; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Edition

1st edition

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