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Caridad (Charity), pl. 27 from the series Los desastres de la guerra (The Disasters of War)
Caridad (Charity), pl. 27 from the series Los desastres de la guerra (The Disasters of War)
Date:
ca. 1810–1820
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Aquatint, Drypoint, Burin, And Burnisher
Dimensions:
16 x 23.5 cm (plate)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.1016
Acquisition Date:
1937-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Cruel men hold nude dead and dying men upside down as they prepare to impale them on stakes. A bound woman closes her eyes in horror and pity.