28 January 2014
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828)
Se Aprovechan (They make use of them), plate 16 from; Los Desastres de la Guerra (D. 135; H. 136)
etching, lavis, drypoint and engraving, circa 1810, on heavy laid paper, without watermark, a fine working proof, Harris's state Iii, a fine impression, with touches of pen and ink below the legs of the central naked corpse and to the hair of the corpse at the right (possibly to correct overbiting), with margins, traces of printing ink (?) on the reverse, generally very good condition
P. 6 3/8 x 9¼ in. (162 x 235 mm.), S. 7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in. (195 x 295 mm.)
Catalogue des Estampes....composant la Collection Engel-Gros, Hotel Drouot, expert Loys Delteil, 16 December, 1921, lot 260 ('....Trés belle et fort rare preuve du Ier tat (petite-Tache)'.
Maurice Pereire (20th century, France) (L. 3509); his sale, 21-22 March 1961 lot 8, FF 11,100 (kd) to Zinser.
Richard H. Zinser (circa 1883-1983), Forest Hills, New York (not in Lugt).
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