Nothing Could Be Done About It, ca. 1799

  • Francisco Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828

Etching and burnished aquatint printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 8 1/2 × 6 inches (21.6 × 15.2 cm) Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 1/8 inches (29.8 × 20.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund

44.8

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Prisoner
  • Print
  • Etching
  • Aquatint
  • Hat

Inscribed, on plate, below image, lower center: Nohubo remedio. Inscribed, upper right: 24. Inscribed, in pencil, lower left and right edge: [numeric notations in pencil]

1944-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Francisco Goya, Nothing Could Be Done About It, ca. 1799, etching and burnished aquatint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund, 44.8.