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Old Man on a Swing (Le Vieux se Balaçant)

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Old Man on a Swing (Le Vieux se Balaçant)

ca. 1824-1828 (restrike printed 1960)
19th century

Francisco de Goya, Spanish, (1746–1828)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Second state
Edition: Modern restrike impression made by Russell T. Limbach at Wesleyan University in April, 1960, from plate owned by Philip Hofer
Bibliography: Cf. Tomás Harris 32; Loys Delteil 25 ii.
Credit Line: Gift of Russell T. Limbach, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.7.3

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  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • restrikes - Impressions made from a printing surface or a die after the original edition or issue has been completed; refers especially to prints and to coins. [December 1992 descriptor added.]
  • 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.]

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