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Plate 9 from 'Los Caprichos': Tantalus (Tantalo.)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching and burnished aquatint
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 3/16 × 5 7/8 in. (20.8 × 15 cm) Sheet: 12 in. × 7 13/16 in. (30.5 × 19.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Walter E. Sachs, 1916
Accession Number:
16.4.8
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered on plate with number '9' and title 'Tantalo.'
Henry Walters; Donor: Walter E. Sachs (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 12, 1995–December 31, 1995.

Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no. 9;
Harris44.III.1( first edition, published 1799)
Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe siècles). vol. 15, Paris, 1922.

Tomás Harris Goya: Engravings and Lithographs Vol. I: Text and Illustrations; Vol.II: Catalogue Raisonné. Oxford, 1964.

Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., September 12 - December 31. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1995.

Javier Blas, José Manuel Matilla, José Miguel Medrano El libro de los Caprichos. Francisco de Goya: Dos siglos de interpretaciones (1799-1999). Catálogo de los dibujos, pruebas de estado, láminas de cobre y estampas de la primera edición. Madrid, 1999.



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