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Plate 15 from 'Los Caprichos': Pretty Advice (Bellos consejos)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching, engraving, and aquatint, before burnishing and burin retouches, with pen and ink indicating burin retouches on either side of the girl's eyes
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 9/16 in. × 6 in. (21.8 × 15.3 cm) Sheet: 12 3/4 × 8 3/4 in. (32.4 × 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.54.44
Not on view
Inscription: With title in pen and brown ink in bottom margin 'bellos consejos'; in pen and ink '15' in upper right margin
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., C.19636
Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no. 15, this impression illustrated; Harris 50.I.2 (working proof before burin retouches and burnishing of the aquatint, this impression mentioned)
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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