And They Were Like Wild Beasts Is This What You Were Born For
Bury Them and Be Silent It Will Be the Same
Francisco Goya y Lucientes, The Disasters of War. 1810-20. Published posthumously 1863.
Goya’s series of 85 etchings based on the Napoleonic invasion of Spain, speaks universally of the sheer senselessness of war, violence, violation, brutality, misery, devastation, and abandonment of humanity and moral values.
Thanks to Heidi Katz & Carl Chiarenza for the suggestion.