Artwork Information

  • Title:

    And His House Is Burning (Y Se Quema La Casa)

  • Artist:

    Goya, Francisco

  • Artist Bio:

    Spanish, 1746–1828

  • Date:

    etched 1794-1798, published 1803

  • Medium:

    Etching and aquatint

  • Dimensions:

  • Credit Line:

    Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Mr. Robert Fizzell

  • Object Number:


  • Display:

    Not Currently on Display

About the Artwork

He will not take off his trousers or stop talking to the oil lamp until the fireman’s hoses shall refresh him. So powerful is wine!


Ni acertará a quitarse los calzones ni dejar de hablar con el candil, hasta que las bombas de la villa le refresquen. ¡Tanto puede el vino!