Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Pintor (Francisco Goya y Lucientes, painter),

Number 1 from Los Caprichos

Etching, aquatint, and drypoint on cream laid paper

Third of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 215 x 151 mm (8.5 x 5.9 in.)

Inscribed at bottom: “97-99”

Edition: First edition, 1799

Accession number: 1946.D1.40.1

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1946

Provenance / Collectors' marks: P. de la Cour

Bibliography: Tomás Harris 1964, 36; Loys Delteil 1922, 38; Sayre 1974, 37. See early 19th-century commentary in brown ink in folder in box with matted print, accompanied by a sheet of heavier laid paper stamped and annotated as “from the Demidoff col. at San Donato.”

Work Type: print

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