The Claws of a Cat and the Dress of a Devotee-Similar to Vice Is Often Clothed in Virtue’s Habit [General Folly] (Unas de Gato y Habito de Beato [Disparate General])
Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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The Claws of a Cat and the Dress of a Devotee-Similar to Vice Is Often Clothed in Virtue’s Habit [General Folly] (Unas de Gato y Habito de Beato [Disparate General])ca. 1813-1820
Francisco de Goya, Spanish, (1746–1828)
- satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
- series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
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