The way is hard!; It's a difficult step! (Duro es el paso!), number 14 of 80; from the series The Disasters of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra)

Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish, 1746 - 1828

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1810-1820

Etching, aquatint and scraping on paper

First edition, made prior to all corrections

Plate: 5 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (14.3 x 16.8 cm)

Sheet: 9 3/4 x 12 13/16 in. (24.7 x 32.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.991.50.1.14

Geography/Culture

Europe, Spain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Duro es el paso!; inscribed, in plate, upper left: 14; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 14 Watermark: HGO/Palmette

Course History

SPAN 31, Introduction to Hispanic Studies II: 18th and 19th Centuries, Txetxu Aguado, Winter 2014

SPAN 31, Introduction to Hispanic Studies II: 18th and 19th Centuries, Jose del Pino, Winter 2014

FILM 47, From The Fall of the Wall to 9-11: Understanding the New World Disorder, Mark Williams, James Nachtwey, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Selections from the Permanent Collection: An Introduction to the History of Art From the Year 1500 to the Present, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11 - March 7, 1993

Fatal Consequences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 8-December 9, 1990.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.96, no. 115.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb and Reva Wolf, Fatal Consequences: Callot, Goya, and the Horrors of War, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1990, p. 59, ill. VII.

Provenance

Date unknown, in the collection of Felix Somary (1881-1956), Vienna and Zurich; sold Sotheby's, New York, May 3, 1978, lot 2; purchased by Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama; 1991 given to Dartmouth College by Adolph Weil, Jr., Class of 1935.

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil 133; Harris 134

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