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Goya - Caprichos

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

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

18th century
215 x 151 mm (8.5 x 5.9 in.)

Francisco de Goya, Spanish, (1746–1828)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, aquatint, and drypoint on cream laid paper
State: Third of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from Los Caprichos
Edition: First edition, 1799
Marks: Inscribed at bottom: “97-99”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: P. de la Cour
Bibliography: Tomás Harris 36; Loys Delteil 38; Sayre 37 (1974). 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.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.40.1

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  • artist portraits
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • printmaker portraits
  • 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.]
  • self-portraits

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

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